Bruce, William George, 1856-1949

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The son of Augustus and Appolonia Bruce, William George Bruce was born on March 17, 1856, in Milwaukee. He founded Bruce Publishing Co., which published the "Milwaukee School Board Journal," and served on the Milwaukee School Board, as chairman of the Democratic County Committee, and secretary of the Merchants' and Manufacturers' Association of Milwaukee. He also wrote a three-volume "History of Milwaukee."

From the description of Papers, 1895-1955. (Library Council of Metropolitan Milwaukee). WorldCat record id: 25956616

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referencedIn Wisconsin. Governor (1943-1947 : Goodland). Records, 1878-1974. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Bruce, William George, 1856-1949. Papers, 1895-1955. Library Council of Metropolitan Milwaukee
creatorOf Bruce, William George, Papers, 1881-1978 University of West Florida Libraries
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Birth 1856

Death 1949





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