Alvan Bovay is credited with founding the Republican party (1929)
He was the father of the Republican Party
Alvan Bovay, a lawyer in Ripon, is credited with starting the Republican party in Wisconsin. This article profiles Bovay and the events that led up to the organization of the new political party.
Wisconsin in the Civil War Era|
Wisconsin and the Republican Party
|Creator: ||Milwaukee Journal
|Pub Data: ||Milwaukee Journal. 2 June 1929.
|Citation: ||"He was the father of the Republican party." Milwaukee Journal. (2 June 1929);
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