George Baldwin (Wisconsin politician)

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George Baldwin (January 22, 1830 – December 7, 1907) was a Wisconsin politician and businessman.[1]

Born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, Baldwin studied law, and was admitted to the Vermont bar. He moved to Calumet County, Wisconsin, where he practiced law. He was mayor of Chilton, Wisconsin, and county judge of Calumet County. He served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1866 and was elected to the Wisconsin State Senate in 1870. He moved to Appleton, Wisconsin in order to manage his real estate holdings.[2][3][4] He died in Appleton,[5] leaving an estate valued at nearly $5 million.[6]

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  1. ^ Database
  2. ^ George Baldwin
  3. ^ History of Calumet County, Wisconsin
  4. ^ Members of the Wisconsin Legislature Archived December 9, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Judge George Baldwin Dies at Appleton". Eau Claire Leader. December 8, 1907. p. 9. Retrieved December 12, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "Left Large Estate". The New North. December 26, 1907. p. 2. Retrieved December 12, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read