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NAUTICAL - */ˈnɔːtɨkəl/ 1. Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen.

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Alvin Baldus
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981
Preceded by Vernon Wallace Thomson
Succeeded by Steve Gunderson
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
In office
1966–1975
In office
1989–1997
Personal details
Born (1926-04-27)April 27, 1926
Garner, Iowa
Died February 2, 2017(2017-02-02) (aged 90)
Menomonie, Wisconsin
Political party Democratic

Alvin James Baldus (April 27, 1926 – February 2, 2017) was an American Democratic politician and former member of Congress for Wisconsin.

Biography

Born in Garner, Iowa, Baldus graduated from high school in Elkton, Minnesota and went to Riverland Community College (formerly Austin Junior College) in Austin, Minnesota. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1981 representing Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district—the first Democrat to hold this seat in 66 years. He served as part of the 94th, 95th and 96th United States Congresses. He ran unsuccessfully for reelection in 1980, losing to Republican Steve Gunderson. He was in the United States Merchant Marine and the United States Army. Alvin Baldus served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1966 to 1975 and again from 1989 to 1997. He died at his home in Menomonie, Wisconsin.[1][2][3]

Notes

  1. ^ Alvin Baldus, Wisconsin Historical Society
  2. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1995-1996,' Biographical Sketch of Alvin Baldus, pg. 41
  3. ^ Alvin J. Baldus-obituary

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Vernon Wallace Thomson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district

January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981
Succeeded by
Steve Gunderson


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Wheelhouse of the general cargo ship Velox (85.75 m, 3,502 DWT).

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Statistics for the shipping industry of Bulgaria
Total: 75 ships (1,000 gross register tons (GRT) or over)
Totalling: 872,653 GRT/1,294,877 metric tons deadweight (DWT)
Cargo ships
Bulk ships 40
Cargo ship 17
Container ships 6
Roll-on / roll-off ships 4
Tankers
Chemical tanker ships 4
Petroleum tanker ships 3
Passenger ships
Combined passenger/cargo 1
Source: This article contains material from the CIA World Factbook which, as a US government publication, is in the public domain.

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