Edward Everts Everts Browne Edit Profile
Born in Waupaca, Wisconsin, Browne attended the public schools and Waupaca High School. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1890 and from the law department of the same university in 1892.
He was admitted to the bar in 1892 and commenced practice in Waupaca, Wisconsin. He served as district attorney of Waupaca County 1898–1905. He served as delegate to the Republican State conventions in 1902, 1904, and 1906.
Browne was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1931). He represented Wisconsin's 8th congressional district. On April 5, 1917, he was one of the 50 representatives who voted against declaring war on Germany.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1930. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Evanston, Illinois, November 23, 1945.
He was interred in Lakeside Cemetery, Waupaca, Wisconsin.
Member Board Regents University of Wisconsin President Bar Association of 7th Judicial Circuit of Wisconsin, 1937. Member American Bar Association, Wisconsin State Bar Association, English-Speaking Union, Mayflower Society. Mason (32°).; Clubs: Congressional Country (director), Waupaca Golf (charter.
Married Rose C. Cleveland, 1893. Children: Katherine B. (Mistress William B. Camlin), Mistress Marcus Hobart, Edward L., Thomas.