George Fitch (Wisconsin politician)

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George Fitch (November 3, 1848 – March 30, 1896) was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate.

Biography[edit]

Fitch was born on November 3, 1848 in Glens Falls, New York.[1][2] He was educated in Norwalk, Connecticut before moving to Berlin, Wisconsin in 1871.[1] He married Helen Porter (1858–1950) in 1882.[1] He died of appendicitis at his home in Berlin[1] and was buried at Riverside Cemetery in Oshkosh.[3]

Career[edit]

Fitch was elected to the Senate in 1883, representing the 9th district. In 1885, he was elected Mayor of Berlin. He was a Republican.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "George Fitch Dead". The Weekly Wisconsin. April 4, 1896. p. 5. Retrieved February 18, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Page 486". Wisconsin Blue Book 1887. Retrieved 2013-07-04. 
  3. ^ "Funeral of George Fitch". The Oshkosh Northwestern. April 1, 1896. p. 1. Retrieved February 19, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read

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