Levi Withee

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Levi Withee was a lumberman and investor who served as a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Senate.

Background[edit]

Withee was born on October 26, 1834 in Somerset County, Maine.[1] He moved to Wisconsin in 1853, settling in La Crosse, Wisconsin. In 1868, he married Louisa H. Smith. They would have one son. Withee died from a stroke in 1910.

Career[edit]

Withee was a member of the Senate from 1893 to 1901. He was a stalwart Republican, always opposed to Robert La Follette's progressives. He was a delegate to the 1900 Republican National Convention.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Levi Withee obituary". McQuivey.org. Retrieved 2011-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Levi Withee". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-12-10.