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Charles Hill

farmer

Charles L. Hill was a political candidate in Wisconsin.

Background

Hill was born Charles Lewis Hill in Rosendale, Wisconsin in 1869.

Education

He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and would become President of the National Dairy Association and serve as a delegate to the World's Dairy Congress in 1931, as well as author a book entitled "The Guernsey Breed".

Career

Hill died in 1957. Hill ran for Governor of Wisconsin in 1912, losing to incumbent Francis E. McGovern. In 1914 and 1916, Hill was a candidate for the United States Senate from Wisconsin, losing to Paul O. Husting in 1914 and to incumbent Robert M. La Follette, Sr. in 1916.

Works

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

Membership

Hill was a member of the Prohibition Party.

Connections

father:
George Cook Hill

mother:
Georgiana (Brainard) Hill

spouse:
Mina O’Neil

child:
Mrs Hill