Alonzo Kimball

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Alonzo Kimball (November 29, 1808 – 1900) was Mayor of Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Kimball was born the fifth of twelve children to Ruel and Hannah Kimball.[1] He attended Union College and Andover Theological Seminary. Kimball had intended to become a clergyman, but health problems kept him from doing so. He would, however, marry the daughter of a clergyman when he married Sarah Weston, daughter of Rev. Isaiah Weston, in 1840. They would have six children. Kimball moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1847 before moving to Green Bay in 1849. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living graduate of Union College.

Career[edit]

Kimball was Mayor in 1871 and 1873. He was also an alderman and a member of the school board, as well as Postmaster of Green Bay from 1877 to 1884. Green Bay named a street after him. Kimball St.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alonzo Kimball (1808 - 1900)". City of Green Bay. Retrieved 2011-11-29.