Robert M. Lafollette Sr.

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Birthday
14, 1855
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Jun 18, 1925 (70)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1855
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Jun 18, 1925 (70)

About

American Republican politician who represented Wisconsin in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. He also served as Governor of Wisconsin from 1901 to 1906.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison where he became interested in public speaking and won a Midwestern oratory competition his senior year.

Trivia

The School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison was named after him.

Family Life

He married Belle Case La Follette, with whom he had four children.

Associated With

In 1957, he was named one of the five greatest senators to date, alongside Henry Clay.