He was one of the long-time champions of civil rights and progressive traditions in Milwaukee and Wisconsin. One of the good guys. Our sympathies to his wife, Ruth, their family and many, many friends on his passing.
"Milwaukee and its suburbs are one of the most segregated areas in the nation, and the inner city has been devastated by the effects of lost manufacturing jobs and high rates of unemployment and incarceration…
"[GOP WI Gov. Scott] Walker, a longtime former resident of Wauwatosa, has related better to the conservative suburbs of Milwaukee than to its liberal urban core, first as county executive and then as governor."
- - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/26/16