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Michael Schraa

Michael Schraa (Rep.), 53rd Assembly District

Born Fort Carson, CO, April 17, 1961; married; 3 children. Graduate Oshkosh North H.S. 1979; attended UW-Oshkosh 1980-82. Restaurant owner. Former stock broker/investment advisor. Member: Winnebago Co. Republican Party (ex. bd.); Fond du Lac Co. Republican Party; Southwest Rotary (Oshkosh); Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce; Portico Church (Oshkosh); Fond du Lac Co. Farm Bureau; NFIB; Wis. Ind. Business; NRA. Former member: Oshkosh Jaycees; Big Brothers/Big Sisters; Exchange Club.

Elected to Assembly 2012. Biennial committee assignments: 2013 — Corrections (vice chp.); Agriculture; Children and Families; Colleges and Universities; Rural Affairs; Small Business Development.

Telephone: Office: (608) 267-7990; District: (920) 267-0217.
Voting address: Oshkosh 54904.
Mailing address: Office: Room 22 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953, Madison 53708; District: P.O. Box 2253, Oshkosh 43903-2253.

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