Smith, Troupe, Trumbo, LaFollette Families

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  • ID: I332
  • Name: Robert Marion LAFOLLETTE
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 14 JUN 1855 in A log Cabin in Pimrose township, Dane County, Wisconsin
  • Death: 1925
  • Event: 1860 -1874 Worked on the farm and attended the district school. Popular in school exibitions.
  • Event: 1874 - 1880 Took the collegiate and law courses in the Wisconsin University. Excelled in debate and oratory. In 1879 the winner of the oratorical contest at the University, the state contest and the inter-state oratorical contest at Iowa City.
  • Event: March 1898 At Ann Arbor he advocated the "Nomination of Candidates by the Australian Ballot, and in September, 1898 he spoke before the State Agricultural Society at Milwaukee on "Dangers that threaten Representative Government."
  • Event: 1900 Unanimously nominated for Governor of Wisconsin and elected by the largest plurality ever given a candidate for that office.



    Father: Josiah LAFOLLETTE b: JUL 1817
    Mother: Mary Ferguson BUCHANAN

    Marriage 1 Bell CASE
    • Married: 1879
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