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Robert Marion La Follette Sr. (June 14, 1855 – June 18, 1925), colloquially known as Fighting Bob, was an American lawyer and politician. He represented Wisconsin in both chambers of Congress and served as the Governor of Wisconsin. A Republican for most of his career, he ran for President of the United States as the nominee of his own Progressive Party in the 1924 presidential election. Historian John D. Buenker describes La Follette as "the most celebrated figure in Wisconsin history." Born...
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 Atten...
U.S. senator and railroad corporation lawyer from Wisconsin. From the description of Papers of John C. Spooner, 1855-1909 (bulk 1870-1907). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82551839 ...
Epithet: American economist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000980.0x000366 Richard T. Ely received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his doctorate in economics from the University of Heidelberg. He held the professorship of economics at Johns Hopkins University from 1881 to 1892, and was subsequently professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ely took an active part in t...
American relief agency operating in the Soviet Union from 1921 to 1923. From the description of American Relief Administration Russian operational records, 1919-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122385039 American relief agency operating in Europe from 1919 to 1923. From the description of American Relief Administration European operational records, 1919-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122385037 ...
In academic circles, John R. Commons is most remembered for his histories of the labor movement and as founder of what is commonly called the "Wisconsin School" of labor history. As an economist and student of government he was responsible for the design of reforms during the Progressive era and after, which drastically changed the role of government and paved the way for the New Deal. From the description of John Rogers Commons papers, 1859-1967, bulk 1887-1945. [microform]. (Unknow...
Epithet: Governor of Wisconsin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00029b ...
Walter Jodok Kohler, Jr. (b. April 4, 1904, Kohler, Wisconsin-d. March 21, 1976, Sheboygan, Wisconsin), son of Wisconsin governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., was the 33rd governor of Wisconsin, who served three terms from 1951 to 1957. He was leading figure in state and national Republican Party activities. From the description of Kohler, Walter J., Jr., 1904-1976 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10599675 Manufacturing executive. From the des...
Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...