Wisconsin Senate, District 7

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Wisconsin's 7th
State Senate District
Current senatorChris Larson (DMilwaukee)
NotesComposed of parts of the city of Milwaukee and suburban portions of southeastern Milwaukee County.

The 7th District of the Wisconsin Senate is located in Southeastern Wisconsin, and is composed of parts of Milwaukee County.[1]

Current elected officials[edit]

Chris Larson is the senator serving the 7th district. He was elected in 2010, defeating fellow Democrat Jeffrey Plale in a primary election.[2]

The area of the 7th Senate District contains three State Assembly Districts:[3]

The district is also located within Wisconsin's 4th congressional district, which is represented by U.S. Representative Gwen Moore.[4]

Past senators[edit]

A list of all previous senators from this district:[5]

Legislative Session Senator Party Years Notes District Definition
District created 1848 Lafayette County
1st Thomas K. Gibson Democratic
2nd Dennis Murphy Democratic 1849
3rd 1850
4th Samuel G. Bugh Democratic 1851
5th 1852
6th John W. Cary Democratic 1853
WI Senate District 7, 1853-1872

Racine County
7th 1854
8th Charles Clement Republican 1855
9th 1856
10th Champion S. Chase Republican 1857
11th 1858
12th Nicholas D. Fratt Democratic 1859
13th 1860
14th William L. Utley Republican 1861
15th 1862
16th Timothy D. Morris Republican 1863
17th National Union 1864
18th Jerome Case National Union 1865
19th 1866
20th Henry Stevens National Union 1867
21st 1868
22nd Republican 1869
23rd 1870
24th Philo Belden Republican 1871
25th William M. Colladay Republican 1872
26th John Anders Johnson Republican 1873
27th 1874
28th George E. Bryant Republican 1875
29th 1876
30th George A. Abert Democratic 1877
31st 1878
32nd Edwin Hyde Republican 1879
33rd 1880
34th Edward B. Simpson Republican 1881
35th 1882
36th William Stillman Stanley Jr. Republican 1883–1884
37th 1885–1886
38th Christian Widule Republican 1887–1888
39th 1889–1890
40th Christian A. Koenitzer Democratic 1891–1892
41st 1893–1894 and
42nd Charles Thompson Fisher Republican 1895–1896
43rd 1897–1898
44th Barney Augustus Eaton Republican 1899–1900
45th 1901–1902
46th 1903–1904
47th 1905–1906
48th George E. Page Republican 1907–1908
49th 1909–1910
50th Gabriel Zophy Social Democrat 1911–1912
51st 1913–1914
52nd Louis A. Arnold Social Democrat 1915–1916
53rd 1917–1918
54th Socialist 1919–1920
55th 1921–1922
56th William F. Quick Socialist 1923–1924
57th 1925–1926
58th Herbert H. Smith Republican 1927–1928
59th 1929–1930
60th Leonard Fons Republican 1931–1932
61st 1933–1934
62nd Max Galasinski Democratic 1935–1936
63rd 1937–1938
64th Anthony P. Gawronski Democratic 1939–1940 Resigned in 1848.
65th 1941–1942
66th 1943–1944
67th 1945–1946
68th 1947–1948
69th Roman R. Blenski Democratic 1949–1950 Elected in 1949 special election.
70th 1951–1952
71st 1953–1954
72nd Leland McParland Democratic 1955–1956
73rd 1957–1958
74th 1959–1960
75th 1961–1962
76th 1963–1964
77th 1965–1966
78th 1967–1968
79th 1969–1970
80th Kurt Frank Democratic 1971–1972
81st 1973–1974
82nd 1975–1976
83rd 1977–1978
84th 1979–1980
85th 1981–1982
86th Jerry Kleczka Democratic 1983–1984
87th John R. Plewa Democratic 1985–1986 Died in office September 1995.
88th 1987–1988
89th 1989–1990
90th 1991–1992
91st 1993–1994
92nd 1995–1996
Richard Grobschmidt Democratic Elected in 1995 special election.
93rd 1997–1998
94th 1999–2000
95th 2001–2002
96th Jeffrey Plale Democratic 2003–2004
97th 2005–2006
98th 2007–2008
99th 2009–2010
100th Chris Larson Democratic 2011–2012
101st 2013–2014
102nd 2015–2016
103rd 2017–2018
104th 2019–2020


Note: the boundaries of districts have changed repeatedly over history. Previous politicians of a specific numbered district have represented a completely different geographic area, due to redistricting.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ District Map
  2. ^ Larson Biography
  3. ^ District Map
  4. ^ Congressional District Map
  5. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1991-92 edition, Statistics: History, pages 657-666.

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