William A. Barstow

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Birthday
13, 1813
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Dec 13, 1865 (52)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
13, 1813
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Dec 13, 1865 (52)

About

Third Governor of Wisconsin from 1854 to 1856 who became a Union General during the American Civil War after his time in office.

Before Fame

He started a mill after moving away from Ohio.

Trivia

He was accused of misusing funding meant for public schools; this and other factors that made him seem like a candidate who was unfocused on issues.

Family Life

He first worked in business with his brothers.

Associated With

He and John Winthrop have held the title of governor.