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Ed Herschler

Ed Herschler, was born near Kemmerer, Wyoming on October 27, 1918. He was raised on a ranch and taught in public schools. He completed pre-law training at the University of Colorado. Herschler served with the United States Marine Corps in the South Pacific. After World War II he completed his education by graduating from the law school at the University of Wyoming. Herschler accepted the job of Kemmerer's town attorney after graduation. Active politically, Herschler served five terms in the house side of the State Legislature. Governor Herschler was elected to three terms as Governor and then returned to private law practice in Cheyenne. Ed Herschler died February 5, 1990 and is buried near Kemmerer, Wyoming.

Term as Governor: Monday, January 06, 1975 - Wednesday, January 07, 1987