1939 – Gov. Martin Schreiber Born

On this date was born in Milwaukee. Schreiber studied at Valparaiso University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee before getting a law degree from Marquette University. During law school he was elected and twice reelected to the state senate. In 1970 Schreiber was elected lieutenant governor under Patrick Lucey. Lucey resigned in 1977 and Schreiber finished the term. Schreiber served as Wisconsin’s governor from 1977 to 1979. [Source: , by Nancy G. Willisams]