Dictionary of Wisconsin History
Search Results for: the letter 'I', Term Type: 'people'
Term: Ilsley, Charles Ferdinand 1827 - 1904
banker, b. Eastport, Maine. In 1847 he moved to Milwaukee and found work as a clerk in George Smith and Alexander Mitchell's (q.v.) Wisconsin Marine and Fire Insurance Co. In 1849 he entered into a partnership with Samuel Marshall (q.v.), who had established a banking business in 1847. The Marshall and Ilsley firm conducted a private banking business until 1888, when it was incorporated under state law as the Marshall and Ilsley Bank. In 1853, Marshall and Ilsley organized the State Bank of Madison, the first state bank chartered under the free banking law of 1852. Ilsley was president of the Marshall and Ilsley Bank (1901-1904). He was also an organizer of the Milwaukee City Railway Co. (1865), a director of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., and president of the Milwaukee Clearing House Association at his death. He contributed to local philanthropies, and was a director of the Layton Art Gallery. J. S. Buck, Milwaukee under the Charter (2 vols., Milwaukee, 1884-1886), H. L. Conard, ed., Hist. of Milwaukee (3 vols., Chicago ); Milwaukee Sentinel, Dec. 5, 1904; WPA MS.
View newspaper clippings at Wisconsin Local History and Biography Articles.
[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]
18 records found
Icelanders in Wisconsin
Ihde, Herman 1877 - 1943
Ilsley, Charles Ferdinand 1827 - 1904
Inama, Adelbert 1798 - 1879
Ingersoll, Chalmers 1838 - 1908
Ingram, Orrin Henry 1830 - 1918
Iometah, Menominee leader, c. 1772-1867
Ireland, Walter J. F. 1923
Irish in Wisconsin
Irvin, David 1794 - 1872
Irvine, Thomas 1841 - 1930
Irvine, William 1851 - 1927
Irving, Roland Duer 1847 - 1888
Irwin, Robert, jr.
Italians in Wisconsin
Iverson, Andreas Michael 1823 - 1907
Iverson, Donald L. 1923