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VOIGT, Edward

VOIGT, Edward
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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VOIGT, Edward, A Representative from Wisconsin; born in Bremen, Germany, December 1, 1873; in 1883 immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Milwaukee, Wis.; attended the public schools; employed in law and insurance office for several years; was graduated from law department of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1899; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Sheboygan, Wis.; district attorney of Sheboygan County 1905-1911; city attorney for Sheboygan 1913-1917; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1927); was not a candidate for reelection in 1926 to the Seventieth Congress; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924; resumed the practice of law in Sheboygan, Wis.; elected in 1928 as a judge of the fourth judicial circuit of Wisconsin; reelected in 1934, and served from January 1929 until his death at his summer home at Crystal Lake, near Sheboygan, Wis., August 26, 1934; interment in Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.

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

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External Research Collections

Wisconsin Historical Society
Archives Division

Madison, WI
Papers: In the John J. Blaine Papers, 1894-1938, 15 cubic feet. Correspondents include Edward Voigt.
Papers: In the Charles A., Elizabeth, and Charles E. Kading Papers, 1893-1976, 5.2 cubic feet. Prominent correspondents include Edward Voigt.
Papers: In the Robert Schilling Papers, 1852-1922, 0.3 cubic foot. Prominent political correspondents include Edward Voigt.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Voigt, Edward. The business law of Wisconsin. Milwaukee: Doehring Publishing Co., 1904.

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