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Source: The Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin Compiled and Published under the direction of J. D. Beck, Commissioner of Labor and Industrial Statistics 1907. The Wisconsin Blue Book. VII. Biographical Sketches. The Wisconsin Legislature. Assembly, p. 1139
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HERMAN L. KERN, Speaker; C. E. SHAFFER, Chief Clerk; W. S. IRVINE, Sergeant-at-Arms.

The assembly consists of 100 members. They are chosen biennially and receive $500 for their services during their term. The speaker is chosen by the members and receives an additional $500 for his services as speaker. The assembly of 1907 contains 76 republicans, 19 democrats, and 5 social democrats.

Crawford County. (pp. 1144-1145) One District. Population, 1900 - 17,286. JEREMIAH O'NEIL (Dem.) was born on a farm in the town of Utica, Crawford county, Wis., Jan. 13, 1866; was educated in the common and graded schools of Mt. Sterling and in the state normal school at Oshkosh, completing the elementary course of the Normal School in June 1893. Taught school five years in Crawford county and three years in Washington county, being principal of the graded schools in Kewaskum from 1893 to 1896. Has been editor and publisher of The Kickapoo Chief at Wauzeka since January 1st, 1899. Has held the office of president of the village of Wauzeka two terms; was defeated for member of the assembly in 1904, but was elected in 1906, receiving 1,567 votes against 1,325 for A. M. Laird (Rep.).