Wasielewski, Thaddeus Francis Boleslaw (1904 - 1976)

Representative from Wisconsin; born in Milwaukee, Wis., December 2, 1904; attended the parochial schools and South Division High School of his native city; B.A., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1927, and from the law department of Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis., J.D., 1931; was admitted to the bar in 1931 and commenced practice in Milwaukee, Wis.; served as census supervisor in 1940; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1941-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful Democratic candidate for renomination in 1946 and an unsuccessful Independent candidate for election in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1948; member, Wisconsin State Central Committee, 1942-1948; resumed the practice of law; resided in Milwaukee, Wis., where he died April 25, 1976; interment in St. Adalbert's Cemetery.

Source: Congressional Data Base (2008)

Wasielewski, Thaddeus Francis Boleslaus
Attorney at law. Born Dec. 2, 1904 in Milwaukee, Wis. Son of Dr. Francis S. and Felicia H. (Baranowski) Wasielewski. Education: St. Josaphat's and SS. Cyril and Methodius parochial schools, Milwaukee, Wis., 1919; South Division High School, Milwaukee, Wis., graduated in 1923; Marquette College, 1923 1924; University of Michigan, 1924-1927 with B.A. degree. Medical School, University of Michigan, 1927-1928; left the Medical School in 1928 and entered the Law School at Marquette University in the Fall of 1928. Graduated in June, 1931, with the degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence, and admitted to the Bar August 11, 1931. In 1939 married Stephanie M. Gorak of Milwaukee, Wis. In 1940 elected to 77th Congress of U. S., member of Foreign Affairs Committee. Member: P.N.A., Polish Association of America. P.R.C.U., Polish American Citizen's Club. Century Club, Milwaukee County Citizens Committee, American Wisconsin and Milwaukee Bar Ass'n. The Woodrow Wilson's Lawyers Club. Lions Club, Milwaukee Junior Chamber of Commerce, Elks Club, Eagles Club, Delta Theta Phi. 0ffices: Milwaukee: 726 West Mitchell; Home Milwaukee: 905 West Lincoln Ave. Washington residence: 2800 Woodley Rd.; Washington office: Room 325 Old House Office Building.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" by Rev. Francis Bolek, Editor-in-Chief; Harbinger House, New York, 1943