Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Ingersoll, Chalmers 1838 - 1908
newspaperman, politician, b. Westfield, N.Y. He learned the printer's trade, moved to Illinois (1856), and during the Civil War served in the 8th Illinois Cavalry. In 1865 he moved to Beloit, and in 1866 established the Beloit Free Press, but sold it in 1869, at which time it was restyled the journal. In 1870 he established a second Free Press, and was publisher and editor or co-editor of this paper (1870-1877, 1882-1907). A Republican, he was influential in state politics, and was sergeant-at-arms of the state senate (1879-1880). He was Beloit postmaster for nearly 20 years, and was a member of the Beloit common council. Beloit Free Press, fan. 2, 1908; W. F. Brown, ed., Rock Co. (2 vols., Chicago, 1908); R. B. Way, Rock River Valley (3 vols., Chicago, 1926).
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[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