David G. Hooker

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David G. Hooker was Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Hooker was born on August 4, 1830 in Poultney, Vermont.[1] He graduated from Middlebury College and moved to Milwaukee in 1856. In 1869, he married Sarah P. Harris. They had three children before she died. In 1872, he married Julia Ashley. They also had three children. He would later become General Counsel of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Hooker died of heart disease on March 6, 1888 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Political career[edit]

Hooker was elected Mayor in 1872 and served one term. He was a Democrat.[2]


  1. ^ "David G Hooker". Find a Grave. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  2. ^ "David G. Hooker". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-10-13.