Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Broughton, Charles Elmer 1873 - 1956
newspaperman, politician, b. Lamartine. He attended business school and learned the printer's trade on various newspapers. He was editor of the Campbellsport News (1903-1907), and worked for several years as an editor of the Sheboygan Press. In 1913 he became editor and publisher of the Press and served in this capacity until 1952. During his tenure as editor Broughton was given honorable mention for a Pulitzer prize (1935) and was noted for his support of conservation and opposition to prohibition. He was also instrumental in restoring the Sheboygan marsh. A Democrat, he was an ardent supporter of Franklin D. Roosevelt, serving as a member of the Democratic national committee (1932-1941). He was chairman of the board of directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (1938-1951), president of radio station WHBL (1952-1956), a director of the North Shore Land Company and the Kingsberry Brewing Company, and for many years a curator of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Who's Who in Amer., 29 (1956); F. L. Holmes, et al., eds., Wis. (5 vols., Chicago, 1946); Sheboygan Press, Oct. 31, 1956; C. E. Broughton Papers.
The Wisconsin Historical Society has manuscripts related to this topic. See the catalog description of the Charles E. Broughton Papers for details.
View newspaper clippings at Wisconsin Local History and Biography Articles.
[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]
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Adams, Henry Cullen 1850 - 1906
Blaine, John James 1873 - 1934
Broughton, Charles Elmer 1873 - 1956
Cudahy, John 1887 - 1943
Heil, Julius Peter 1876 - 1949
Janesville Tank Company (Historic Marker Erected 1
Kavanaugh, William C. 1914
La Follette, Robert Marion Sr. 1855 - 1925
La Follette, Robert Marion, Jr., 1895 - 1953
Leahy, William D., Fleet Admiral, U.S. Navy (1875-
Manitowoc Submarines (Historic Marker Erected 1989
Mccarthy, Charles 1873 - 1921
Mcgovern, Francis Edward 1866 - 1946
Mitchell, William, 1879 - 1936
Ohl, Henry Jr. 1873 - 1940
Paxson, Frederick Logan 1877 - 1948
Payne, Henry Clay 1843 - 1904
Pelecky, Stan T. 1934
Presidential Visits to Madison
Quarles, Joseph Very 1843 - 1911
Roosevelt, Oneida Co.
Roosevelt, Theodore (assassination attempt)
Roosevelt, Town of, Burnett Co.
Roosevelt, Town of, Taylor Co.
Rural Electrification (Historic Marker Erected 196
S.S. Meteor: Last of the Whalebacks (Historic Mar
Schmedeman, Albert George 1864 - 1946
Seaman, William Henry 1842 - 1915
Spooner, John Coit 1843 - 1919
Townsend, John F. 1938
Whittet, Lawrence Clarke 1871 - 1954
Wilder, Amos Parker 1862 - 1936