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Charles Lewis Hill

Charles Lewis Hill, American farmer. member Charles L. Hill & Sons, importers and breeders of Guernsey cattle; member State Board Education, 1915-1921; Member National Dairy Association (president), American Dairy Federation, American Guernsey Cattle.

Background

  • Hill, Charles Lewis was born on September 5, 1869 in Rosendale, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George Cook and Georgiana (Brainard) Hill.

  • Education

    • Educated country school and short course in agriculture, University of Wisconsin.

    Career

    • Farmer and cattle raiser since 1888. Member Charles L. Hill & Sons, importers and breeders of Guernsey cattle. Has made 11 trips to Europe and imported over 2,000 cattle.

      Prohibition candidate for government of Wisconsin, 1914, for United States Senate, 1916. President Wisconsin State Board Agriculture, 1911. Member State Board Education, 1915-1921.

      Chairman State Department Agriculture and Markets, 1929-1938. United States delegate World’s Dairy Congress, Copenhagen, 1931. Moderator Wisconsin Congressional Conference, 1929-1930.

      Delegate National Council. Congressional Christian Churches, 1950. Trustee Ripon College.

    Works

    • Author: The Guernsey Breed, 1917. History of Wisconsin Guernseys. The Descendants of Grandfather Hill.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Charles L. Hill & Sons, importers and breeders of Guernsey cattle. Member State Board Education, 1915-1921. Member National Dairy Association (president), American Dairy Federation, American Guernsey Cattle.

    Connections

    • Married Mina O’Neil, November 11, 1891 (deceased September 3, 1957). Children: Mistress.
    • father: George Cook Hill
    • mother: Georgiana (Brainard) Hill
    • spouse: Mina O’Neil
    • child: Mrs Hill
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    Born September 5, 1869
    Died June 1, 1957
    (aged 87)
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