The Rhinelander Daily News (Rhinelander, Wisconsin) 19 October 1938 Max Heck
Judge Heck Dies At Racine Home Progressive Leader Passes Away Suddenly; Was War Veteran. RACINE, Wis., Oct. 19 (/P)—Former (/P)—Former County Judge Max Heck, 68, died suddenly while trimming trees in the front yard of his home yesterday. yesterday. Judge Heck, one of Racine's Progressive Progressive party leaders, left his law office early in the day, complaining he didn't feel well. He was to have presided at a Progressive meeting in the evening. He studied law at the University of Wisconsin, where he was a member member of the varsity track team. He was a thirty-second degree Mason, a member of the National Lawyers guild, and for 12 years was vice- chairman of the Progressive party's state central committee. He also was a former state senator senator and city attorney, and last year was commander of the Wisconsin department of the Spanish-American Spanish-American war veterans.