Madison Democrat Now Only WWII Veteran State Legislator In Country

(Madison) Wisconsin’s oldest state legislator is now the only state legislator in the country that is a World War Two veteran.  New York Senator William Larkin’s last day was Monday, after the Army veteran served the past 40 years in Albany. Fred Risser of Madison has been in the legislature since 1957. The 91-year-old Risser served in the Navy near the end of World War Two.