Charles Ruggles Boardman

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Charles Ruggles Boardman (1860 – April 6, 1950) was an adjutant general of Wisconsin.

Biography[edit]

Boardman was born in Empire, Wisconsin in 1860,[1][2][3] the son of Colonerl Napoleon Boardman (1825–1899).[4] He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and began working as a journalist at the Oshkosh Northwestern,[1][2] where he eventually became vice president. Boardman died in 1950.[1]

Military career[edit]

Boardman was adjutant general of Wisconsin from 1897 to 1913.[2] During World War I, he served overseas with the rank of Brigadier General with the Wisconsin Army National Guard.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "General Boardman, Former Badger Guard Chief, Dies". Janesville Daily Gazette. April 6, 1950. p. 1. Retrieved December 13, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ a b c "Goodbye to the Guard Bidden by Boardman". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. July 17, 1913. p. 5. Retrieved December 14, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Boardman, Charles Ruggles 1860 - 1950". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  4. ^ "Funeral of Col. Boardman". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. December 26, 1899. p. 3. Retrieved December 14, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read

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