Thomas Ryum Amlie
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Thomas Ryum Amlie
Thomas Ryum Amlie
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 1st district

January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1939
George Washington Blanchard
Stephen Bolles
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 1st district

October 13, 1931 - March 3, 1933
Henry A. Cooper
George Washington Blanchard
Personal details
BornApril 17, 1897
Binford, North Dakota
DiedAugust 22, 1973(1973-08-22) (aged 76)
Madison, Wisconsin
Political partyRepublican Wisconsin Progressive Party

Thomas Ryum Amlie (April 17, 1897 – August 22, 1973) was a U.S. representative from Wisconsin.

Elected to congress as a member of the Republican Party from 1931 to 1933 and again from 1935 to 1939 as a member of the Wisconsin Progressive Party. He was elected as the representative of Wisconsin's 1st congressional district's to the 72nd United States Congress to replace Henry A. Cooper who had died in office serving from October 13, 1931 till March 3, 1933. He then was reelected to the 74th and 75th United States Congresses and served from January 3, 1935 till January 3, 1939.

Biography

Born on a farm near Binford, North Dakota, Amlie went to the Cooperstown, North Dakota high school and then to the University of North Dakota and University of Minnesota. Amlie received his law degree from University of Wisconsin Law School and practiced law first in Beloit, Wisconsin and then in Elkhorn, Wisconsin.[1] President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Amlie to the Interstate Commerce Commission, but Amlie asked that the nomination be withdrawn. Amlie died in Madison, Wisconsin.

Through his brother Hans, he was the brother-in-law of Milly Bennett.[2]

Notes

  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1937, Biographical Sketch of Thomas Ryum Amlie, pg. 19
  2. ^ Kirschenbaum, Lisa A. (July 28, 2015). International Communism and the Spanish Civil War. Cambridge University Press. p. 179. ISBN 978-1-107-10627-7. Retrieved 2020.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry A. Cooper
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 1st congressional district

October 13, 1931 – March 3, 1933
Succeeded by
George Washington Blanchard
Preceded by
George Washington Blanchard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 1st congressional district

January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939
Succeeded by
Stephen Bolles



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