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Term: Smith, John Melgar 1872 - 1947

Definition: telegrapher, banker, politician, b. Carthage, Ill. He worked as a railroad telegrapher and station agent in Minnesota (1891-1895), and in 1895 moved to Wisconsin, settling in Shell Lake where he was bookkeeper for the Shell Lake Lumber Co. (1895-1901). In 1901 he became cashier of the Lumberman's Bank in Shell Lake, served in this capacity from 1901 to 1925, and became its president in 1925. Smith was president (1922-1923) of the Wisconsin Bankers Association, was instrumental in establishing the Shell Lake Cooperative Creamery, and was secretary of the Wisconsin Co-operative Creameries Association (1923-1947). A Republican, he was elected state treasurer in 1938, was three times re-elected, and served from Jan., 1939, until his death. Wis. Blue Book (1946); Madison Wis. State journal, Aug. 18, 1947; Sheboygan Press, Aug. 18, 1947.

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147 records found

Adams, Charles Kendall 1835 - 1902
Awishtoyou
Aztalan, Jefferson Co.
Baldwin, Tammy 1962
Beaver Dam, Dodge Co.
Beloit, Rock Co.
Bird, Augustus A. 1802 - 1870
Bird, Harlan Page 1838 - 1912
Black River Falls [brief history]
Blaine, John James 1873 - 1934
Bliss, Howard Festes 1844 - 1919
Booth, Sherman Miller 1812 - 1904
Briggs, Jason W. 1821 - 1899
Brown, Edward Dexter 1824 - 1898
Buck, James Smith 1812 - 1892
Buell, Charles Edwin 1855 - 1938
Bull, Ole Borneman 1810 - 1880
Burchard, George Washington 1835 - 1921
Burlington [brief history]
Burton [origin of place name]
carriage and wagon industry in Wisconsin
cheesemaking in Wisconsin
Chetek [brief history]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Wis
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wis
Colnik, Cyril 1871 - 1958
Cooksville, Rock Co.
Cover, Joseph Carmen 1819 - 1872
Cross, James B. 1819 - 1876
Delafield, Waukesha Co.
Doty, James Duane 1799 - 1865
Eastman, Seth 1808 - 1875
Ellenboro, Grant Co.
Evansville, Rock Co.
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co.
Fort Atkinson, Jefferson Co.
Fortis, Louis G. 1947
Goerke's Corners [origin of place name]
governors
Gurley, Zenas Hovey 1801 - 1871
Hamilton, Gen. Charles Smith (1822-1891)
Hand holt (logging)
Harnischfeger, Henry 1855 - 1930
Hazel Green, Grant Co.
Hazel Green, Village of, Grant Co.
Hazelwood (Historic Marker Erected 1966)
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
Heritage Hill State Park (Historic Marker Erected
Historic Thiemsville (Historic Marker Erected 1998
Hudson, St. Croix Co.
Hutnik, Willis J. 1915
Ilsley, Charles Ferdinand 1827 - 1904
International Style (architecture)
Jefferson Prarie Settlement (Historic Marker Erect
Kelso, Carol 1945
Keyes, Elisha Williams 1828 - 1910
Kohler, Ruth Miriam [De Young] 1906 - 1953
Ladysmith [brief history]
Ladysmith [origin of place name]
Ladysmith, Rusk Co.
Lake Mills, Jefferson Co.
Lancaster, Grant Co.
Lapham Peak (Historic Marker Erected 1995)
Leonard, William Ellery 1876 - 1944
Liquor Riot (1850)
Lodi, Columbia Co.
Luck [origin of place name]
Lumberjacks' nicknames (logging)
Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co.
Mazomanie (Historic Marker Erected 1996)
McCracken, Guy (ca. 1861 - 1931)
Mequon [brief history]
Minandeau, Jean Baptiste
Mitchell, Alexander 1817 - 1887
Monroe, Green Co.
Moore, William (1827-1862)
Mormons in Early Wisconsin (Historic Marker Erecte
Morris, Lucy E. Smith, 1850-1935
Morris, Lucy Smith (1850-1935)(Historic Marker Ere
Munson, Oliver Goldsmith 1856 - 1933
New London [origin of place name]
Nohl, Mary Louise 1914 - 2001
Old Wade House State Park (Historic Marker Erected
Oshkosh, Winnebago Co.
Petrified Man Hoax
Pie-fork (logging)
Plymouth, Town of, Sheboygan Co.
Port Washington, Ozaukee Co.
Portage, Columbia Co.
Potters' Emigration Society (Historic Marker Erect
Prospect, Waukesha Co.
Quitquioc, Sheboygan Co.
Red Bird, Ho-Chunk chief, 1788 - 1828
Rexford, Eben Eugene 1848 - 1916
Reynolds, Martin L. 1950
Sampson, William Harkness 1808 - 1892
Sauk County [origin of place name]
Schilling, Robert 1843 - 1922
Shoeing-tree (logging)
Shullsburg, Lafayette Co.
Smith Landing, Pierce Co.
Smith, "Red" (Walter W.) 1905 - 1982
Smith, Abraham Hyatt 1814 - 1892
Smith, Abram Daniel 1811 - 1865
Smith, Arthur Oliver 1859 - 1913
Smith, Augustus Ledyard 1833 - 1902
Smith, Charles P. 1926
Smith, Dena A. 1899
Smith, Erastus Gilbert 1855 - 1937
Smith, George Baldwin 1823 - 1879
Smith, Henry Jr. 1838 - 1916
Smith, Hiram 1817 - 1890
Smith, Hiram 1829 - 1900
Smith, John Melgar 1872 - 1947
Smith, Jr., Charles F. 1918
Smith, Patricia Spafford 1925
Smith, Reeder 1804 - 1892
Smith, Walter Mcmynn 1869 - 1938
Smith, Warren Robert 1889 - 1957
Smith, William E. 1824 - 1883
Smith, William Rudolph 1787 - 1868
Smith, Winfield 1827 - 1899
Smithfield, Outagamie Co.
Stauffer, Christ M. 1896
Stevens Point, Portage Co.
Stoughton [brief history]
Strang, James Jesse 1813 - 1856
Summerville, Rock Co.
Sussex, Village of, Waukesha Co.
Sussex, Waukesha Co.
The Alexander Noble House (Historic Marker Erected
Thompson, Robert M. 1927
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1784-1835
Vernon, Waukesha Co.
Village of Dover (Historic Marker Erected 1953)
Village of Waucoma (Historic Marker Erected 1996)
Wallber, Emil 1841 - 1923
Waterloo, Jefferson Co.
Watertown, Jefferson Co.
Waukesha, Waukesha Co.
Waushara, Town of, Waushara Co.
Whitewater [brief history]
Whiton, Edward Vernon 1805 - 1859
Whittlesey, Charles 1808 - 1886
Winton, Charles Joel 1862 - 1934
Wisconsin's First 4-H Club (Historic Marker Erecte
Wittman, S.J. - Aircraft Designer, Race Pilot, Inv

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