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Senator Janet Bewley

Assistant Minority Leader

Senate District 25

(D - Mason) Madison Office:
Room 126 South
State Capitol

Madison, WI 53707-7882
(608) 266-3510
(800) 469-6562
Voting Address:
60995 Pike River Road
Mason, WI 54856

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  • Born Painesville, Ohio, November 10, 1951; married; 5 children, 4 grandchildren.
  • Graduate James Ford Rhodes High School (Cleveland, Ohio), 1969; B.A. Case Western Reserve University, 1973; M. Ed. University of Maine, 1977.
  • Full-time legislator. Former Community Relations Officer, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority; former Dean of Students, Northland College; former executive director, Mary H. Rice Foundation.
  • One of the original cast members at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua and current member of the Rittenhouse Chamber Singers.
  • Ashland City Council, 2007–09.
  • Elected to Assembly 2010–12. Elected to Senate 2014. Leadership positions: assistant minority leader 2017.
  • Additional appointments, 2017: Wisconsin Council on Forestry; Governor’s Task Force on Opioid Abuse.

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