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Charles L. Hill (September 5, 1869 – June 1, 1957) was a political candidate in Wisconsin.

BiographyEdit

Hill was born Charles Lewis Hill in Rosendale, Wisconsin in 1869.[1] He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and became president of the National Dairy Association and served as a delegate to the World's Dairy Congress in 1931. He also authored the book The Guernsey Breed. Hill died in 1957 in Elkhorn, Wisconsin.[2]

Political candidacyEdit

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. Hill was a member of the Prohibition Party.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hill, Charles Lewis 1869 - 1957". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-03-26.
  2. ^ "Charles Hill, State Dairy Leader, Dies". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. June 3, 1957. p. 13. Retrieved January 10, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  
  3. ^ "Hill, Charles Lewis". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2012-03-26.

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