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Dan Knodl

Candidate For Assembly District 24

Dan Knodl

Candidate Background


N101 W14475 Ridgefield Court , Germantown WI

Phone Number: 
(262) 502-0118
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Candidate Biography

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Representative Knodl was born in Milwaukee and raised in Menomonee Falls. He attended the Menomonee Falls public schools, graduating from Menomonee Falls East in 1977.

Dan's leadership days began in 4th grade as Class President and as Student Council President in 8th grade. He then became the first Junior in school history to become Student Council President at Falls East. He served as Council President his Senior year as well.

Dan's business endeavors began with a paper route at age 12, caddying at 14, bussing tables at 16, and at age 17 he purchased a mobile vending business. He obtained a Wisconsin Tax ID and named his business Tummy Yummy Concessions, selling popcorn, cotton candy, ice cream and other treats throughout the neighborhoods of Menomonee Falls and Germantown.

Dan, along with his older brother purchased rental real estate and also opened the Barrelhouse Bar and Broiler in Germantown in 1985. Dan then purchased Reef Point Resort on Pike Lake, Hartford, in 1989 and continues to operate the business today. He and others created the Pike Lake Sportsmen's Club in 1992.

Dan has served in elected offices on the Pike Lake Advancement Assoc., Pike Lake Protection District, Washington County Board of Supervisors, and now as State Representative.

Dan is the father of four; 2 boys, Spenser and Ryan, and two girls, Taylir and Ciara.