1939 – Wisconsin First Lady Elaine Schreiber Born

On this date the wife of Wisconsin Governor Martin Schreiber, Elaine Ruth Thaney Schreiber, was born. She earned a degree in education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as well as a graduate degree in early childhood education. The couple was married in Milwaukee in 1961, having met in high school. The Schreibers lived in the mansion for only a year and a half after Governor Lucey resigned to be the ambassador to Mexico. Elaine Schreiber spent much of her life raising her children, writing newpaper articles, and teaching kindergarten. [Source: by Nancy G. Williams, p.228-232]