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Haugen, Nils Pederson, 1849-1931 "Pioneer and political reminiscenses"


Pioneer and Political Reminiscences, part 7: Nils P. Haugen (1849-1931) resumes his memoirs in this essay, describing from the inside the nature of political appointments and the La Follette party machinery after 1906. He provides personal anecdotes about governors Francis McGovern (1866-1946) and Emanuel Philipp (1861-1925), and explains the split between the former and La Follette. He also describes the 1912 Republican National Convention in Chicago, La Follette's counter-productive personal ambitions, and his break with La Follette over World War One policy. Haugen concludes this segment with accounts of his continuing work on the tax commission, his national renown as a tax expert, and his time as a consultant in Montana on tax issues, 1921-1923. (23 pages)

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Citation: Haugen, Nils Pederson, 1849-1931 "Pioneer and political reminiscenses" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 12 /Issue: 4 (1928-1929)

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