1938 – Congressman William A. Steiger Born

On this date, William Albert Steiger was born in Oshkosh. After receiving a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin in 1960, Steiger was elected to the State assembly and was reelected in 1962, 1964, and 1966. He was elected as a Republican to the 90th Congress and to the six succeeding Congresses, serving in Washington from January 3, 1967 until his death on December 4, 1978 in Washington, D.C. [Source: ].