1921 – Governor John Reynolds Born

On this date was born in Green Bay. He served as Wisconsin state attorney general from 1959 to 1963 before being elected governor in 1962. Reynolds served one term, during which he championed civil rights and promoted state programs dealing with health, education, and welfare. After serving as governor, Reynolds was the federal judge who ordered the . He died on January 6, 2002. [Source: ; Nancy G. Williams]