Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Hill, Charles Lewis 1869 - 1957
farmer, dairyman, politician, b. Rosendale. He was educated in the county schools and took the agricultural short-course at the Univ. of Wisconsin. He farmed near Rosendale all his life, and after 1888 was primarily interested in promoting the use of pure-bred Guernsey cattle for dairying purposes. He was senior member of the firm of Charles L. Hill and Sons, importers of Guernsey cattle, and was president of the National Dairy Association, the American Guernsey Cattle Club, the. Wisconsin Live Stock Breeders Association and the Wisconsin Dairyman's Association. He was president of the Wisconsin board of agriculture (1911), a member of the state board of education (1915-1921), and chairman of the Wisconsin state department of agriculture and markets (1929-1938). Hill was a delegate to the World's Dairy Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark (1931), and was an unsuccessful Prohibition candidate for governor (1914) and for the U.S. Senate (1916). He was the author of The Guernsey Breed (1917), and a genealogy of the Hill family. Who's Who in Amer., 27 (1952); F. L. Holmes, et al., eds., Wis. (5 vols., Chicago, 1946); Fond du Lac Commonwealth-Reporter, June 3, 1957.
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13 records found
Ashley, William Bliss 1811 - 1893
Dodge, Joseph Thompson 1823 - 1904
Eastman, George Burden 1811 - 1892
Hill, Charles Lewis 1869 - 1957
Kennan, Thomas Lathrop 1827 - 1920
Marshall, Samuel 1820 - 1907
McMynn, John Gibson 1824 - 1900
Morgan, Richard Thomas 1829 - 1905
Palmer, Henry L. 1819 - 1909
Park, Roswell 1807 - 1869
Tenney, Horace Addison 1820 - 1906
Woodman, Cyrus 1814 - 1889