January 12, 2002: Former U.S. Rep. Henry S. Reuss died at the age of 89. A Milwaukee native who
represented his hometown in Congress for 28 years before retiring in 1983, Reuss was a champion of the environment who
wrote legislation that led to congressional designation of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail and was instrumental in the creation of
the Environmental Protection Agency. He also wrote legislation that led to the creation of the Peace Corps.