Doug La Follette

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Doug La Follette
Doug La Follette 2007.jpg
28th and 30th Secretary of State of Wisconsin
In office
January 3, 1983 – March 17, 2023
Preceded byVel Phillips
Succeeded bySarah Godlewski
In office
January 6, 1975 – January 3, 1979
GovernorPatrick Lucey
Martin J. Schreiber
Preceded byRobert C. Zimmerman
Succeeded byVel Phillips
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 22nd district
In office
January 1, 1973 – January 6, 1975
Preceded byJoseph Lourigan
Succeeded byJohn J. Maurer
Personal details
Born (1940-06-06) June 6, 1940 (age 82)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationMarietta College (BS)
Stanford University (MS)
Columbia University (PhD)
WebsiteGovernment website
Scientific career
FieldsOrganic chemistry
InstitutionsUniversity of Wisconsin–Parkside
ThesisIntramolecular solvation (1967)
Doctoral advisorRonald Breslow

Douglas J. La Follette (born June 6, 1940) is an American academic, environmental scientist, and politician. He was the 30th Secretary of State of Wisconsin from 1983 to 2023. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was re-elected in 2022 to a 12th term in office, but retired shortly after the start of the new term.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "La Follette, Douglas J." Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved March 17, 2018.