Jacob Hines

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Jacob Albert "Doc" Hines
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 42nd district
In office
Succeeded byFred Clark
Personal details
Born(1927-05-01)May 1, 1927
West Salem, Ohio
DiedMarch 3, 2020(2020-03-03) (aged 92)
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Genevieve Mantz
Pamela Ravines
Alma materOhio State University
ProfessionPolitician, veterinarian, beef farmer

Jacob Albert "Doc" Hines (May 1, 1927 – March 3, 2020) was an American politician, veterinarian, and beef farmer.

Hines was born in West Salem, Ohio on May 1, 1927, and graduated from Homer High School in Homerville, Ohio. Hines served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1947 before returning to attended college. He received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University in 1953.[1][2]

Hines moved to Oxford, Wisconsin, where he worked as a veterinarian and beef farmer. He served on the school board for the Westfield School District from 1969 to 1981. He was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2001 special election. He won re-election in 2002, 2004, and 2006. He was defeated in the 2008 election by Democrat Fred Clark.[1]

Hines retired from his veterinary practice in 2004.[3] In 2012, Hines moved to Texas and died there at the age of 92 on March 3, 2020.[4]


  1. ^ a b http://www.legis.state.wi.us/lrb/bb/07bb/pdf/A40-42%28p.47%29.pdf
  2. ^ "Wisconsin Blue Book 2007-2008,' Biographical Sketch of J. A. Hines, pg.47
  3. ^ De Laruelle, Scott (May 17, 2004). "Doc hangs up his stethoscope". Capital Times. Retrieved April 25, 2020.
  4. ^ "Dr. Jacob Albert Hines D.V.M." Steinhaus–Holly Funeral Home. Retrieved April 25, 2020.