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Blaine, John J. (John James), 1873-1934

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Personal name headingBlaine, John J. (John James), 1873-1934
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Variant(s)Blaine, John James, 1873-1934
See alsoWisconsin. Governor (1921-1927 : Blaine)
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Birth date1875-05-04
Death date1934-04-16
Place of birthGrant County (Wis.)
Place of deathBoscobel (Wis.)
AffiliationValparaiso University. School of Law
Boscobel (Wis.). Office of the Mayor
Boscobel (Wis.). Office of the Mayor
Grant County Board of Supervisors
Wisconsin. Legislature. Senate
Wisconsin. Attorney General's Office
United States. Congress. Senate
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Profession or occupationLegislators Lawyers Governors Attorneys general Mayors
Found inLibrary of Congress Manuscript Division for La Follette family papers, 1905-1988 (John J. Blaine; governor of Wisconsin)
LC database, Jan. 11. 1999 (hdg.: Blaine, John James, 1875- )
WWWA, v. 1 (Blaine, John J.; gov. Wis.; b. 1875, d. 1934)
Email from WHi, Feb. 21, 2007 (baptismal record, found in his personal papers collection at the Wisconsin Historical Society, lists his birth date as May 4, 1873)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, August 25, 2017: (Blaine, John James, a Senator from Wisconsin; born on a farm in Wingville Township, Grant County, Wis., May 4, 1875; attended the common schools; was graduated from the law department of Valparaiso (Ind.) University in 1896; was admitted to the bar in 1896 and commenced practice in Montford; moved to Boscobel in 1897 and continued the practice of law; mayor of Boscobel 1901-1904, 1906-1907; member of the Grant County Board of Supervisors 1901-1904; member, State senate 1909-1913; unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1914; attorney general of the State of Wisconsin 1919-1921; Governor of Wisconsin 1921-1927; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate for the term beginning March 4, 1927, and served from March 4, 1927, to March 3, 1933; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932; resumed the practice of law at Boscobel; appointed a director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation in 1933 and served until his death in Boscobel, Wis., April 16, 1934; interment in Hillside Cemetery)
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