William Kretschmar

William Kretschmar REPRepublican

American politician

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William KretschmarREPRepublican American politician
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Age at Death1933-2017
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William Edward Kretschmar (August 21, 1933 – August 18, 2017) was an American politician who was a member of the North Dakota House of Representatives. He represented the 28th district as a Republican, having been re-elected in 2000 and serving until 2016. He also served another term in the House, from 1973 to 1998. During his first term, he was Speaker of the House briefly from 1988 to 1990. Kretschmar lived in Venturia, North Dakota. He was alumnus of the College of Saint Thomas, of Saint Paul, Minnesota, and the University of Minnesota, and was an attorney by profession. He was of German descent. He was a self-described "Rockefeller Republican" and died on August 18, 2017.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Minnesota
JD
1961
University of Saint Thomas
BS
1954
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Speaker
North Dakota State Assembly
1988 - 1990
Alternate
National Republican Convention
1976
Alternate
National Republican Convention
1988
Delegate to North Dakota Constitutional Convention 1971-1972
Delegate to North Dakota Constitutional Convention
1971 - 1972
Partner
Kretschmar & Kretschmar Law Firm
1961 - Current
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Secretary
28th District Republican Party
1966 - Current
American Bar Association
1962 - Current
Member
Ashley, Nortth Dakota Chamber of Commerce
1962 - Current
Member
Ashley Lions Club
1962 - Current
State Bar Association of North Dakota
1961 - Current
Member
Eagles
Board Member
Ashley Medical Center
Former President
Ashley Jaycees
Member
Saint David's Catholic Church, Ashley
Member
Elks
Chair
North Dakota Commission on Uniform State Laws
1987 - Current
Former Vice Chairman
Constitutional Revision Committee, North Dakota State Assembly
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, North Dakota State House of Representatives
Former Member
Political Subdivisions, North Dakota State House of Representatives