Frank L. Gilbert

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Frank L. Gilbert (March 3, 1864 – October 10, 1930) was Attorney General of Wisconsin from 1907 to 1911.

A Republican, Gilbert was born on March 3, 1864 in Arena, Wisconsin.[1][2] He entered law school at age 32 and passed the bar exam in 1897.[2] He served as district attorney of Dane County from 1902 to 1907, after which he served as the state's attorney general.[2] He was appointed county judge for Dane County in 1927 by Governor Fred R. Zimmerman.[2] After that he served on the state's conservation commission and practiced law in Madison.[2] He died in Madison, Wisconsin following an operation for appendicitis.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Frank L. Gilbert". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-10-22.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Frank L. Gilbert, Public Servant, Dies at Madison". The Sheboygan Press. October 11, 1930. p. 2. Retrieved June 7, 2018 – via open access
  3. ^ "Frank Gilbert Seriously Ill; Has Operation". The Capital Times. September 30, 1930. p. 1. Retrieved June 8, 2018 – via open access

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Preceded by
Lafayette M. Sturdevant
Attorney General of Wisconsin
Succeeded by
Levi H. Bancroft