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Term: Rose, David Stuart 1856 - 1932

Definition:

lawyer, businessman, politician, b. Darlington. He attended high school in Darlington, read law, and in 1876 joined his father's law firm. Rose was twice mayor of Darlington (1883, 1884) and also served as county judge of Lafayette County. In 1886 he moved to Milwaukee, where he built up an extensive law practice. A Democrat, Rose's political career in Milwaukee was both colorful and controversial. He served five terms as mayor of Milwaukee (1898, 1900, 1902, 1904, and 1908), was an eloquent campaign speaker, an anti-prohibitionist, and opposed civil service reform, which he labeled "hypothetical pretense." Often criticized for alleged corruption and particularly for forcing through an ordinance granting a 34-year franchise to the streetcar company, Rose's chameleon-like ability to change his political slogans, combined with his advocacy of an "open town" and utilization of the fear of socialism won him successive elections and the nickname "All-the-time Rosy." Eventually, the growing spirit of reform worked against Rose, and he was almost defeated by W. G. Bruce (q.v.) in the Democratic primary of 1906, and was defeated in the regular mayoralty election of that year. Although again successful in the mayoralty race of 1908, Rose's political popularity waned. He was not a candidate in 1910, and the Socialist victory of that year virtually ended his political career. In 1924 he ran as an independent candidate against Socialist Mayor Daniel W. Hoan, but was easily defeated and returned to his private law practice and to his Milwaukee business interests. B. Still, Milwaukee (Madison, 1948); P. M. Reed, Bench and Bar of Wis. (Milwaukee, 1882); E. B. Usher, Wis. (8 vols., Chicago, 1914); Milwaukee Journal, Aug. 8, 1932.

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[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]

177 records found

1998 Wisconsin Assembly Sesquicentennial Marker (H
Ameringer, Oscar 1870 - 1943
Andrews, Roy Chapman (1884 - 1960)
Anneke, Mathilde Franziska (Giesler) 1817 - 1884
Baensch, Emil 1857 - 1939
Baetz, Henry 1830 - 1910
Bardeen, Charles Russell 1871 - 1935
Barry, Jonathan B. 1945
Barstow, William Augustus 1813 - 1865
Barton, Albert Olaus 1870 - 1947
Bashford, Coles 1816 - 1878
Bashford, Robert Mckee 1845 - 1911
Beggs, John Irvin 1847 - 1925
Beloit & Madison Railroad Co.
Bintliff, Col. James (1824-1901)
Boardman, Charles Ruggles 1860 - 1950
Boche, Robert M. 1921
Bond Law (temperance)
Booth, Charles Asa 1840 - 1913
Bracklin, James 1839 - 1900
Bragg, Gen. Edward Stuyvesant (1827-1912)
Bristol, Town of, Jackson Co.
Brown, James Sproat 1824 - 1878
Buckner, Walker Sr. 1838 - 1901
Busby, Allen J. 1900
Bushnell, Allen Ralph 1833 - 1909
Butte Des Morts (Historic Marker Erected 1955)
Campbell, Henry Colin 1862 - 1923
charivari
cheesemaking in Wisconsin
Clifford, Gerald Francis 1889 - 1952
Court Oreilles (Historic Marker Erected 1955)
Dahl, Ole Rasmussen, 1817 - 1882
Dailey, Lt. Col. Dennis B. (1840-1898)
Davidson, James O. 1854 - 1922
Dawes, Col. Rufus R. (1838-1899)
Dixon, Luther Swift 1825 - 1891
Dodge, Henry 1782 - 1867
Domschke, Bernard ["Domschcke","Bernhard"] 1827 -
Dubay [Dube), John Baptiste 1810 - 1887
Duffey, Thomas J. 1927
Durward, Bernard Isaac 1817 - 1902
Earling, Albert John 1848 - 1925
Eastman, Seth 1808 - 1875
Engeleiter, Susan Shannon 1952
English Prairie [origin of place name]
Estonians in Wisconsin
explorers
Fairchild, Gov. Lucius (1831-1896)
Falk, Franz Lorenz 1824 - 1882
floods in Wisconsin
Fond du Lac County [origin of place name]
Foster, Edward Augustus 1829 - 1902
Frame, Andrew Jay 1844 - 1932
Gagin, William P. 1916
Gaylord, Adj. Gen. Augustus (1826-1901)
Glover, Joshua
Gogebic Iron Range (Historic Marker Erected 1962)
Goodland, Walter Samuel 1862 - 1947
Grady, Daniel Henry 1872 - 1954
Grant, Alexander R. 1925
Green Bay [brief history]
Griffin, Michael 1842 - 1899
Groseilliers, Medard Chouart, Sieur Des 1618 - 168
Gundrum, Mark 1970
Hanaway, Donald J. 1933
Hauke, Thomas A. 1938
Hawley, Col. William (1824-1873)
Hill, Charles Lewis 1869 - 1957
Hinkfuss, Rosemary T. 1931
Hollander, Walter G. 1896
Holt, Frank Oscar 1883 - 1948
Hutchins, Frank Avery 1851 - 1914
Jackson, Jr., Robert L. 1936
Johnson, Gary K. 1939
Kellogg, Col. John A. (1828 - 1883)
Kelso, Carol 1945
Kempster, Walter 1841 - 1918
Kilbourn, Byron 1801 - 1870
Kind, Ron 1963
Kreutzer, Andrew Laurence 1862 - 1944
Krusick, Peggy 1956
La Follette, Robert Marion Sr. (1855-1925)(Histori
La Follette, Robert Marion Sr. 1855 - 1925
La Grange, Col. Oscar H. (1837-1915)
Ladysmith [brief history]
Lafayette County [origin of place name]
Larson, Gustus Ludvig 1881 - 1953
Laubenheimer, Jacob George 1874 - 1936
Leonard, William Ellery 1876 - 1944
Leopold, [Rand] Aldo 1887 - 1948
Little Rose, Marathon Co.
Lockwood, James Henry 1793 - 1857
long lots
Lost Lake [origin of place name]
Lysne, Per 1880 - 1947
Mack, John Givan Davis 1867 - 1924
manufacturing in Wisconsin
Marinette [brief history]
Melrose Park, Winnebago Co.
Melrose, Jackson Co.
Melrose, Town of, Jackson Co.
Melrose, Village of, Jackson Co.
Menominee Treaty of 1831
Miller, Roswell 1843 - 1913
Molepske, Jr., Louis John 1974
Montrose [origin of place name]
Montrose, Dane Co.
Montrose, Town of, Dane Co.
Mount Vernon, Dane Co.
Musser, Terry M. 1947
Northwest Portal of Wisconsin (Historic Marker Ere
Ohl, Henry Jr. 1873 - 1940
Oschwald, Ambrose 1801 - 1873
paper industry in Wisconsin
Paul, George Howard 1826 - 1890
Peck Cabin (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
Peck, Roseline [Willard] [Mrs. Eben Peck) 1808 - 1
Pfister, Charles [Frederick] 1859 - 1927
Pierre Esprit Radisson and Medart Grosellieres (Hi
Potter, Rosemary 1952
Primrose Lutheran Church (Historic Marker Erected
Primrose [origin of place name]
Primrose, Dane Co.
Primrose, Town of, Dane Co.
Puelicher, John Huegin 1869 - 1935
Radisson, Pierre Esprit 1636 - 1710
Radisson-Groseilliers Fort (Historic Marker Erecte
Reber, Louis Ehrhart 1858 - 1948
Reuss, Henry S. 1912-2002
Risser, Fred 1927
Rose Lawn, Shawano Co.
Rose, David Stuart 1856 - 1932
Rose, Town of, Waushara Co.
Rosecrans, Manitowoc Co.
Roseleip, Gordon W. 1912
Rosenberry Act
Rosendale Center, Fond du Lac Co.
Rosendale Township [origin of place name]
Rosendale, Fond du Lac Co.
Rosendale, Town of, Fond du Lac Co.
Rosendale, Village of, Fond du Lac Co.
Rosenzweig, Peggy A. 1936
rosette (food)
Rosewood, Racine Co.
Ruger, Gen. Thomas H. (1833-1907)
Rutkowski, James A. 1942
Ryan, Edward George 1810 - 1880
Saint Rose, Grant Co.
Salomon, Gen. Frederick (1826-1897)
Sawyer, Philetus 1816 - 1900
Schilling, Robert 1843 - 1922
Schwefel, William S. 1902
Seaman, William Henry 1842 - 1915
Sensenbrenner, Frank Jacob 1864 - 1952
Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co.
Shipman, Stephen Vaughn 1825 - 1905
Skindrud, Richard A. 1944
Smith, George Baldwin 1823 - 1879
Smith, Henry Jr. 1838 - 1916
Smith, William Rudolph 1787 - 1868
suffrage
Tank, Nils Otto 1800 - 1864
Tenney, Horace Addison 1820 - 1906
The Home of Colby Cheese (Historic Marker Erected
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1622-1699
Universalists in Wisconsin
Ward, Col. Lyman M. (1836-1909)
Watrous, Jerome Anthony 1840 - 1922
West Rosendale, Fond du Lac Co.
Whitewater [brief history]
Wilcox, Jon P. 1936
Wild Rose, Richland Co.
Wild Rose, Village of, Waushara Co.
Wild Rose, Waushara Co.
Woodward, Gilbert Motier 1835 - 1914
Zoldoske Case

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