George Fitch (Wisconsin politician)

George Fitch (November 3, 1848 – March 30, 1896) was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate.

BiographyEdit

Fitch was born on November 3, 1848 in Glens Falls, New York.[1][2] He was educated in Norwalk, Connecticut before moving to Berlin, Wisconsin in 1871.[1] He married Helen Porter (1858–1950) in 1882.[1] He died of appendicitis at his home in Berlin[1] and was buried at Riverside Cemetery in Oshkosh.[3]

CareerEdit

Fitch was elected to the Senate in 1883, representing the 9th district. In 1885, he was elected Mayor of Berlin. He was a Republican.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "George Fitch Dead". The Weekly Wisconsin. April 4, 1896. p. 5. Retrieved February 18, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)  
  2. ^ "Page 486". Wisconsin Blue Book 1887. Retrieved 2013-07-04. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Funeral of George Fitch". The Oshkosh Northwestern. April 1, 1896. p. 1. Retrieved February 19, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)  

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