Loomis, Orland Steen, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Service Years
1917 - 1919


First Lieutenant

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Contact Info
Home Town
Mauston, WI
Last Address
Mauston Cemetery
Juneau County
Wisconsin, USA

Date of Passing
Dec 07, 1942
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

World War I Victory Button

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Post 81Chapter 38
  1925, American Legion, Post 81 (Member) (Mauston, Wisconsin) - Chap. Page
  1930, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 38 (Member) (Mauston, Wisconsin) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Orland Steen Loomis, AEF WWI
American Expeditionary Forces France
Wisconsin Governor-Elect, 1942

First World War Battle Streamer

Orland S. Loomis attended Ripon College and the University of Wisconsin and was graduated from the Law School of the university in 1917. He enlisted and served two years, the last six month in France, where arrived just after the Armistice. Out of that experience came offices in the American Legion and the DAV after the war. After armistice he taught law to remaining American soldiers who had the inclination to learn law at a camp in Gievres, France. 

SS ORLAND LOOMIS, a type EC2 Liberty Ship, No. 1912 (1943)
LOOMIS ROAD, HWY 36 Milwaukee County Wisconsin

Other Comments:
ORLAND S. LOOMIS (Progressive Party) was born at Mauston on November 2, 1893. He attended Ripon College and the University of Wisconsin and was graduated from the Law School of the university in 1917. He was a practicing attorney in Mauston, and held the office of city attorney from 1922 to 1931. He also served as special prosecuting district attorney for Juneau County. During 1918 and 1919 he was in the World War as a member of the American Expeditionary Forces in France, and while there taught law in the army schools. Mr. Loomis served in the assembly during the session of 1929 and in the senate during the sessions of 1931 and 1933. He was elected president pro tempore of the senate during the latter session. In 1932 to 1933 he was chairman of the Veterans Memorial Commission; senate representative on the Governor's Executive Council; senate representative on the American Legislators' Council; and during 1935 and 1936 he served as state director for the Rural Electrification Administration in Wisconsin by appointment of the Governor. He was the Wisconsin representative to the World Power Conference in 1936. Mr. Loomis served as Attorney General in 1937 and 1938. At the general election in 1942 he was elected Governor. As the result of a sudden illness Mr. Loomis died on December 7, 1942 at the age of 49.
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 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
Ripon CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
  1913-1915, Ripon College1
  1915-1917, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Orland Steen Loomis (1893 - 1942)4
  Elect Orland S. Loomis, Progressive Party. 2
  Orland Steen Loomis, 9th generation American1
  Oct 29, 1949, Gov.-elect Orland S. Loomis Painting Presentation2
  Nov 25, 2012, General Photos2
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