Melvin R. Laird
Awards and Accolades
Wisconsinite of the Year-1972; Wisconsin State Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame
Melvin R. Laird - For many years he played a key role in Congress, and is now completing a full term in one of the most imporant Cabinet posts as Secretary of Defense.
An outstanding public servant, a strong advocate of Defense For Peace, he is a great credit to Wisconsin and the Nation.