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  McGovern, Francis E.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameFrancis E. McGovern
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin , United States
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Born January 21, 1866
DiedMay 16, 1946 (80 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 30, 2015 10:21pm
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InfoFrancis Edward McGovern (January 21, 1866 – May 16, 1946) was an American politician who served as the 22nd governor of Wisconsin from 1911 to 1915. He was born in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, located in Sheboygan County. McGovern supported the La Follette progressive wing of the Republican Party. He broke with LaFollette in 1912 by supported Theodore Roosevelt and LaFollette worked to defeat his reelection in 1914, in conjunction with anti-tax conservative Republicans.

He died at age 80 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was buried at Forest Home Cemetery.



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  11/05/1940 WI Governor Lost 19.29% (-21.38%)
  09/17/1940 WI Governor - D Primary Won 38.91% (+6.59%)
  09/18/1934 WI US Senate - D Primary Lost 24.41% (-4.66%)
  09/15/1925 WI US Senate - Special R Primary Lost 5.80% (-50.06%)
  09/05/1916 WI Governor - R Primary Lost 20.79% (-27.80%)
  11/03/1914 WI US Senate Lost 43.50% (-0.31%)
  09/08/1914 WI US Senate - R Primary Won 32.23% (+9.52%)
  11/05/1912 WI Governor Won 45.54% (+3.06%)
  11/08/1910 WI Governor Won 50.58% (+16.02%)
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