Robert F. Barabe (June 14, 1917 – January 15, 1971) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Barabe was born in Mellen, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During World War II, he served in the United States Army and he later became a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Barabe died of a heart attack while serving as mayor on January 15, 1971.
Political career[edit | edit source]
Barabe was elected to the Assembly in 1958 and was re-elected in 1960 and 1962. Previously, he was a member of the Ashland County, Wisconsin Board from 1947 to 1949 and Mayor of Mellen from 1947 to 1958, as well as an alderman in Mellen. He was a Democrat.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Barabe, Robert F. 1917". Wisconsin Historical Society. http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/dictionary/index.asp?action=view&term_id=1908&term_type_id=1&term_type_text=People&letter=B. Retrieved 2012-01-12.
- "Mayor Dies Friday Night". January 16, 1971. p. 2. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3365465/robert_f_barabe_19171971/. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
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