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Alderman Donovan's Biography

Alderman Bob Donovan, 56, has just been elected to his fourth term as Alderman of the Milwaukee's 8th District, and is no stranger to city government.

Alderman Donovan has been active in a variety of community organizations for many years. Prior to his election he held leadership positions with the Southside Organizing Committee, the Layton Boulevard West Neighborhood Association and the Near Southside Catholic School Association.

Born and raised on Milwaukee's south side, Alderman Donovan is a graduate of Thomas More High School and has attended both St. Francis De Sales College and UW-Milwaukee, and has taken additional courses at Marquette University.

Alderman Donovan and his wife Kathy are active members of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and have five children: Stephanie, Eric, Amanda, Eileen and Elizabeth.

Alderman Donovan is currently the vice chair of the Public Works Committee, chairs the Anti-Graffiti Policy committee and is a member of the Judiciary & Legislation Committee.

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Milwaukee, WI 53202  

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City of Milwaukee District 8 Alderman Robert G. Donovan

District 8 Alderman

Robert G. Donovan

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Committee Assignments

Chair: Public Safety and Health Committee
Member: Community and Economic Development
Member: Steering and Rules Committee