Jim Doyle

44th Governor of Wisconsin

James Edward Doyle, Jr., (born November 23, 1945) is an American lawyer and politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was the 44th Governor of Wisconsin from January 6, 2003 to January 3, 2011.[1]

Jim Doyle
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44th Governor of Wisconsin
In office
January 6, 2003 – January 3, 2011
LieutenantBarbara Lawton
Preceded byScott McCallum
Succeeded byScott Walker
41st Attorney General of Wisconsin
In office
January 7, 1991 – January 6, 2003
GovernorTommy Thompson
Scott McCallum
Preceded byDon Hanaway
Succeeded byPeg Lautenschlager
District Attorney of Dane County
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1982
Preceded byHumphrey Lynch
Succeeded byHarold Harlowe
Personal details
James Edward Doyle, Jr.

(1945-11-23) November 23, 1945 (age 75)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jessica Laird
FatherJames Edward Doyle (father)
EducationStanford University
University of Wisconsin, Madison (BA)
Harvard University (JD)


  1. jdavidoff@madison.com, JUDITH DAVIDOFF | The Capital Times |. "Jim Doyle's final report card". madison.com. Retrieved 2019-05-27.