Mark Catlin Jr.

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Mark Catlin, Jr. (October 18, 1910 – January 23, 1987)[1] was a Wisconsin Republican politician and legislator.[2]

Born in Appleton, Wisconsin, Catlin graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and became a lawyer.[3] His father was the college football coach Mark Catlin, Sr. who was also a lawyer and legislator.[4] Catlin served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1937-1943, 1949–1951, and 1953–1957; Catlin also served as speaker of the Assembly in the 1955 session and was a Republican.[5][6] In 1957, the State Bar of Wisconsin found Catlin guilty of unethical conduct; he was fined and his law license was suspended for six months.[7][8]

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  1. ^ 'American legislative leaders in the Midwest' by James Roger Sharp, 1997, pg. 85-86
  2. ^ Bio data
  3. ^ 'American legislative leaders in the Midwest' by James Roger Sharp, 1997, pg. 85-86
  4. ^ Assembly Record Holders, Facts About The Wisconsin Assembly Archived 2007-08-18 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1956,' Biographical Sketch of Mark Catlin, Jr., pg. 59
  6. ^ Members of the Wisconsin Legislature Archived 2006-12-09 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "Wisconsin Supreme Court Suspends Catlin from Law Practice for Six Months". The Rhinelander Daily News. November 5, 1957. p. 1. Retrieved December 17, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  8. ^ Wisconsin Legislature Ethics Violations[permanent dead link]