Lenroot, Irvine Luther, 1869-1949

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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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn La Follette family papers, 1844-1973. Library of Congress
referencedIn Kent, William, 1864-1928. William Kent family papers, 1768-1961 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Whittet, Lawrence C., 1871-1954. Papers, 1840-1954. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925. Papers of Robert M. La Follette, 1879-1910. Library of Congress
referencedIn Swenson, Magnus, 1854-1936. Papers, 1881-1936. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925. Robert M. La Follette Sr. papers, 1879-1910, 1922-1924. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Lenroot, Irvine Luther, 1869-1949. Papers of Irvine Luther Lenroot, 1890-1971 (bulk 1900-1944). Library of Congress
referencedIn Black, John D., 1883-1960. Papers, 1915-1960. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Thompson, James, 1875-1921. James Thompson papers, 1895, 1906-1921. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Immigration Restriction League (U.S.) records, 1893-1921. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Crownhart family. Charles Henry Crownhart family papers, 1853-1943. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn La Follette family papers (continuation record), 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953). Library of Congress
referencedIn Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943. Papers, 1812-1963 (bulk 1882-1939). Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Ela, Emerson, 1875-1956. Papers, 1892-1987. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Odell, Emery A. Papers, 1911-1948. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Ekern, Herman Lewis, 1872-1954. Herman Lewis Ekern papers, 1872-1954. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Gross, Edwin J., 1881-1956. Papers, 1902-1956. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Irvine Luther Lenroot Papers, 1858-1971, (bulk 1900-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Margulies, Herbert F. Herbert F. Margulies research files on Irvine L. Lenroot, 1955-1999. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn O'Melia, Albert J., 1889-1964. Papers, 1911-1962. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn LaFollette Family Papers, 1781-1988, (bulk 1900-1953) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Reinsch, Paul Samuel, 1869-1923. Papers, 1835-1924, 1963. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Strange, John, 1852-1923. Papers, 1892-1935. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Castle, Bryan J., 1848-1939. Papers, 1865-1937. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Papers, ca. 1849-1963 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Wisconsin. Governor (1943-1947 : Goodland). Records, 1878-1974. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Kent, William, 1864-1928. William Kent family papers, 1768-1961 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn William Sulzer Letters, 1898-1941 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Connor Lumber and Land Company (Laona, Wis.). Records, 1872-1982. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn William Kent family papers, 1768-1961 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Loomis, Orland S. (Orland Steen), 1893-1942. Orland S. Loomis papers, 1909-1945. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951. Papers, 1859-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926. Papers, ca. 1849-1963 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn La Follette, Belle Case, 1859-1931. La Follette family papers, 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Black, John D., 1883-1960. person
associatedWith Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926. person
associatedWith Castle, Bryan J., 1848-1939. person
associatedWith Clough family. family
associatedWith Connor Lumber and Land Company (Laona, Wis.) corporateBody
associatedWith Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. person
associatedWith Crownhart, Charles Henry, 1863-1930. person
associatedWith Crownhart family. family
correspondedWith Dougherty, William H. person
associatedWith Dougherty, William H. person
associatedWith Ekern, Herman Lewis, 1872-1954. person
associatedWith Ela, Emerson, 1875-1956. person
associatedWith Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943. person
associatedWith Goff, Guy Despard, 1867-1933. person
associatedWith Gross, Edwin J., 1881-1956. person
associatedWith Hannan, John Joseph, 1866-1946. person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923. person
associatedWith Hard, William, 1878-1962. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
correspondedWith Immigration Restriction League (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Kent, William, 1864-1928. person
associatedWith Kohler, Walter Jodok, 1875-1940. person
correspondedWith LaFollette family family
associatedWith La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925. person
associatedWith Lenroot, Clara Clough, 1856-1942 person
associatedWith Lenroot family. family
associatedWith Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith Loomis, Orland S. (Orland Steen), 1893-1942. person
associatedWith Margulies, Herbert F. person
associatedWith Odell, Emery A. person
associatedWith OLYMPIA BROWN, 1835-1926 person
associatedWith O'Melia, Albert J., 1889-1964. person
associatedWith Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946. person
associatedWith Progressive Party (1912) corporateBody
associatedWith Reinsch, Paul Samuel, 1869-1923. person
associatedWith Rodgers, Alfred T. person
correspondedWith Rogers, Alfred Thomas, 1873-1948 person
associatedWith Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951. person
associatedWith Strange, John, 1852-1923. person
associatedWith Sullivan, Mark, 1874-1952. person
associatedWith Sulzer, William, 1863-1941 person
associatedWith Swenson, Magnus, 1854-1936. person
associatedWith Thompson, James, 1875-1921. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Whittet, Lawrence C., 1871-1954. person
associatedWith Wisconsin. Governor (1943-1947 : Goodland) corporateBody
associatedWith Wisconsin. Legislature. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
United States
Subject
Political parties
Progressivism (United States politics)
Political campaigns--United States
Political campaigns--Wisconsin
Political parties--Wisconsin
Occupation
Lawyers
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Wisconsin
Senators, U.S. Congress--Wisconsin
Jurists
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Birth 1869-01-31

Death 1949-01-26

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