J. A. "Doc" Hines

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J.A. "Doc" Hines
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 42nd district
In office
Succeeded by Fred Clark
Personal details
Born (1927-05-01) May 1, 1927 (age 91)
West Salem, Ohio
Political party Republican
Residence Oxford, Wisconsin
Alma mater Ohio State University
Profession Politician, veterinarian, beef farmer

J.A. "Doc" Hines (born May 1, 1927) is a Wisconsin politician, veterinarian, and beef farmer.[1]

Hines was born in West Salem, Ohio, and graduated from Homer High School in Homerville, Ohio. Hines served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1947 before returning to attended college. He received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University in 1953.[2]

Hines moved to Oxford, Wisconsin, where he worked as a veterinarian and beef farmer. He served on the school board for the Westfield School District from 1969 to 1981. He was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2001 special election. He won re-election in 2002, 2004, and 2006. He was defeated in the 2008 election by Democrat Fred Clark (Wisconsin legislator).[2]


  1. ^ "Wisconsin Blue Book 2007-2008,' Biographical Sketch of J.A. Hines, pg.47
  2. ^ a b http://www.legis.state.wi.us/lrb/bb/07bb/pdf/A40-42%28p.47%29.pdf