Tony Earl

American politician

Anthony Scully Earl (born April 12, 1936) is a American politician and a member of the Democratic party.

Tony Earl
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41st Governor of Wisconsin
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 5, 1987
LieutenantJames Flynn
Preceded byLee Dreyfus
Succeeded byTommy Thompson
Personal details
Anthony Scully Earl

(1936-04-12) April 12, 1936 (age 85)
Lansing, Michigan, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jane Nemke Earl[1]
ProfessionProsecutor, attorney

Earl served as the 41st Governor of Wisconsin from 1983 until 1987. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1958 and earned a J.D. from the University of Chicago. After four years in the Navy, including two years as a legal officer, Earl made his way to Wisconsin in 1965.


  1. Doug Moe (2012-02-22). "Doug Moe: Former governor, new wife are 'giddy'". Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved 2012-02-22.