John C. Karel

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John C. Karel was a politician in Wisconsin.


Karel was born on February 28, 1873 in Schuyler, Nebraska.[1] He moved to Wisconsin in 1874 and would attend high school in Kewaunee, Wisconsin before graduating from the University of Wisconsin Law School and moving to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Karel was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly. Additionally, he was twice an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, losing to incumbent Francis E. McGovern in 1912 and to Emanuel L. Philipp in 1914. In 1916, he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention.[2]


  1. ^ "Biographical Sketches: John C. Karel". USGenWeb Archives. Retrieved 2011-12-02. 
  2. ^ "Kaneaster to Karns". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-12-02.