PAUL R. SOGLIN
MAYOR OF MADISON, WISCONSIN
Paul R. Soglin is serving his sixth term as mayor of Madison, Wisconsin. First elected in 1973, Mayor Soglin served three two-year terms, leaving office in 1979. In 1989 he returned to the mayor's office and was re-elected in 1991 and 1995. Prior to becoming mayor, he served several terms as alderman on the Madison Common Council.
Mayor Soglin received his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, going on to complete three years of graduate studies in history before attending law school. He received an LL.B. degree in 1972. From 1979 to 1980 he was a fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government's Institute of Politics at Harvard University.
Mayor Soglin is married and is the father of three daughters.