BROWNE, Edward Everts

BROWNE, Edward Everts
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1868–1945

Biography

BROWNE, Edward Everts, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wis., February 16, 1868; attended the public schools and Waupaca High School; was graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1890 and from the law department of the same university in 1892; was admitted to the bar in 1892 and commenced practice in Waupaca, Wis.; district attorney of Waupaca County 1898-1905; delegate to the Republican State conventions in 1902, 1904, and 1906; member of the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin in 1905 and 1906; member of the State senate 1907-1912; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1931); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1930; resumed the practice of law; member of the State conservation commission 1936-1941; died in Evanston, Ill., November 23, 1945; interment in Lakeside Cemetery, Waupaca, Wis.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Archives Division

Madison, WI
Papers: In the Robert M. La Follette Papers, 1855-1925, 57.6 cubic feet. Subjects covered include Edward Everts Browne. A box list and a published guide to the microfilm edition contains extensive content notes.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Sellery, G.C. "Edward E. Browne, 1868-1945." Wisconsin Magazine of History 30 (December 1946): 186.

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