Edward E. Browne
Edward Everts Browne
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Wisconsin's 8th district
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1931
|Preceded by||James H. Davidson|
|Succeeded by||Gerald J. Boileau|
|Member of the Wisconsin Senate|
|Born||February 16, 1868|
|Died||November 23, 1945 (aged 77)|
|Political party||Republican Party|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin–Madison|
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. He served as member of the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1905 and 1906. He served as member of the Wisconsin State Senate 1907–1912.
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 served as member of the State conservation commission 1936-1941. He died in Evanston, Illinois, November 23, 1945. He was interred in Lakeside Cemetery, Waupaca, Wisconsin.
- United States Congress. "Edward E. Browne (id: B000955)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Wisconsin Historical Society-Edward E. Browne
- "Album of Genealogy and Biography, Cook County, Illinois". Google. Retrieved 2015-05-20.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
James H. Davidson
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1931
Gerald J. Boileau
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