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Hansen, Robert W. Papers

Title: Hansen, Robert W. Papers

Reference Code: Mss-0491

Inclusive Dates:  1967

Quantity: 0.03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm Mss

Abstract: Robert W. Hansen (1911-1997) graduated from the Marquette University Law School in 1933, and from 1951 to 1954, he was the chief examiner of the Milwaukee Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.  In 1954 he was appointed a judge of the county’s Circuit Court and served in the family court division from 1961-1968.  He was elected to the Wisconsin Supreme Court in 1968 and served for ten years.  He passed away in 1997.

Scope and Content:  The collection consists of a letter and Reader’s Digest article Hansen wrote regarding state efforts to help children of divorce.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English