Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Whittet, Lawrence Clarke 1871 - 1954
businessman, farmer, politician, state and federal administrator, b. Albion, Dane County. In 1882 he moved with his parents to a farm near Edgerton, and later attended the Univ. of Wisconsin, but did not graduate. A member of the Stalwart or conservative faction of the Republican party, Whittet was state assemblyman (1909-1910, 1915-1918), and was speaker of the assembly during his last two terms. A close friend and adviser of Governor Emanuel L. Philipp (q.v.), Whittet was his private secretary (1915-1921), and on Philipp's recommendation served as executive secretary of the Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce (1921-1925). Whittet later served by appointment from President Franklin D. Roosevelt as state administrator for the N.R.A. and as commissioner for the Wisconsin Recovery Act (1933- 1935). From 1935 to 1949 he was a member of the Fair Trades Practices Commission, and from 1942 until his death was curator of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. R. S. Maxwell, E. L. Philipp . . . (Madison, 1959); Wis. Blue Book (1917); Madison Wis. State Journal, July 16, 1954; Madison Capital Times, July 15, 1954; L. C. Whittet Papers.
The Wisconsin Historical Society has manuscripts related to this topic. See the catalog description of the Lawrence C. Whittet Papers for details.
[Source: Blue book]
34 records found
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