James R. Charneski
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 6th district
In office
1987 – January 3, 1989
Preceded byRobert Cowles
Succeeded byRosemary Hinkfuss
Personal details
Born (1935-07-01) July 1, 1935 (age 85)
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Political partyRepublican

James R. Charneski (born July 1, 1935) is a former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.


Charneski was born on July 1, 1935 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.[1] He attended the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, the University of Wisconsin–Platteville, the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater. He served in the United States Coast Guard 1954-1958 and in the Brown County, Wisconsin Sheriff's Department for 27 years. Charneski is married with four children.[2][3]

Political career

Charneski was elected to the Assembly in a special election in 1987. Additionally, he served as Supervisor, Chairperson and Village President of Allouez, Wisconsin. He is a Republican.


  1. ^ "Members of State Legislature". Wisconsin Blue Book. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  2. ^ "Charneski, James R. 1935". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  3. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1987,' Biographical Sketch of James R. Charneski, pg. 12