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Lochner, Louis P. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 12, Number 3 (Dec. 1910)

Pease, Lynn S.
What can the alumni do?,   pp. [112]-116

Page [112]

but decided to run for the state
senate on the Republican ticket.
He proved a winner, getting more
votes in the primaries than his
two opponents combined.
  Congressman Everis A. Hayes,
'82, law '89, of San Jose, Califor-
nia, one of the leading Republican
Insurgents at Washington, was
returned from the Fifth Califor-
nia district. Major Charles R.
Evans, '81, dean of the law de-
partment   of  Grant  university,
Chattanooga,   Tennessee,  since
1901, was unanimously nominated
for Congress by the Republicans
of the Third district. He was de-
feated by the present incumbent,
Judge Moon, Tennessee retaining
her representation of eight Demo-
crats   and   two   Republicans.
Charles H. Kerr, '81, of Charles
H1. Kerr & Co., publishers, of Chi-
cago, was defeated for judge of
the   Superior  court  of   Cook
county, Illinois, running on the
Socialist ticket. Thomas J. Walsh,
law '84, a successful mining ope-
rator of Helena, Montana, was a
Democratic candidate for United
States senator from that state.
   Wisconsin men broke into the
 legislatures of far northwestern
 states. Frank J. Lambe, '99, was
 elected assemblyman from one of
 the Tacoma, Washington, districts
 by an overwhelming majority on
 the Progressive Republican ticket.
 W. H. Brooke, law '04, who is prac-
 ticing law at Ontario, Oregon, with
 V. W. Tomlinson, was re-elected as
 representative to the Oregon legis-
 lature by a large majority. He is
a candidate for speaker of the
House of Representatives. J. A. T.
Bjornson, '82, of Kulm, N. D., and
R. A. Nestos, '02, of Minot, N. D.,
were elected to the Legislative As-
sembly of North Dakota.
  B. 0. Skrivseth, '03, of Lakota,
N. D., was re-elected county super-
intendent, and Edward Erickson,
'06, of Edinburgh, N. D., elected
county superintendent of Walsh
  In  the Wisconsin   campaigns,
University of Wisconsin gradu-
ates were prominent in the man-
agement of party affairs and indi-
vidual candidacies. Attorney Jo-
seph E. Davies, '98, law '01, of
brilliant oratorical and scholastic
attainments on the ''hill," was
made Chairman of the Democratic
state   central  committee   and
demonstrated   unusual capacity
for the work and devotion to the
cause of his party through both
the primary and general election
campaigns.   William  F. Wolfe,
'91, a leading attorney of La
Crosse and Democratic candidate
for attorney general in 1904, was
elected permanent chairman of
the Democratic state convention
at Milwaukee in the summer, and
made the keynote speech.     His
brother, Hubert F. Wolfe, law '08,
managed the Republican congres-
sional campaign    of Henry   F.
Cochems, Milwaukee.     Attorney
Edward F. Dithmar, '94, of Bara-
boo was re-elected chairman of
the Sauk county Republican com-
mittee and was named vice-chair-
man of the Republican state cen-

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