Lenroot, Irvine Luther, 1869-1949

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1869-01-31
Death 1949-01-26

Biographical notes:

Jurist, lawyer, and U.S. senator from Wisconsin.

From the description of Papers of Irvine Luther Lenroot, 1890-1971 (bulk 1900-1944). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84953134

Biographical Note

  • 1869, Jan. 31: Born, Superior, Wis.
  • 1887 - 1889 : Attended Parsons Business College, Duluth, Minn.
  • 1890, Jan. 22: Married Clara P. Clough (died 1942)
  • 1890 - 1892 : Clerk in law offices of Ross & Dwyer, Superior, Wis.
  • 1892: Official stenographer, city of Superior, Wis.
  • 1892 - 1896 : Chairman, Republican City Committee, Superior, Wis.
  • 1893 - 1900 : Official court reporter, superior court of Douglas County, Wis.
  • 1896 - 1900 : Chairman, Douglas County Republican Committee, Wis.
  • 1898: Admitted to Wisconsin bar
  • 1898 - 1900 : Secretary, Douglas County Bar Association, Wis.
  • 1900: 1902: 1904: Delegate, Wisconsin Republican state convention
  • 1901 - 1907 : Member, then speaker, Wisconsin House of Representatives
  • 1906: Unsuccessful candidate for Republican nomination for governor of Wisconsin
  • 1909 - 1919 : Member, United States House of Representatives
  • 1918 - 1927 : Member, United States Senate
  • 1919: Initiated movement for improvement of the Saint Lawrence River to admit ocean-going vessels into the Great Lakes
  • 1927 - 1929 : Practiced law, offices of Lenroot, Hanson, Smith and Lovett, Washington, D.C.
  • 1927 - 1935 : Member, Anglo-American Conciliation Commission
  • 1929 - 1944 : Associate judge, United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
  • 1943, Feb. 9: Married Eleanore von Eltz
  • 1949, Jan. 26: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Irvine Luther Lenroot Papers, 1858-1971, (bulk 1900-1944), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Political parties
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • Political campaigns--United States
  • Political campaigns--Wisconsin
  • Political parties--Wisconsin

Occupations:

  • Lawyers
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Wisconsin
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Wisconsin
  • Jurists

Places:

  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)