George Washington Ryland

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George Washington Ryland (December 19, 1827 – July 4, 1910)[1][2] was a Wisconsin politician. He was born in Maryland in 1827, and moved to Lancaster, Wisconsin in 1853, where, in 1873, he opened a banking partnership. He served in the Wisconsin State Senate as a Republican from 1880 until 1883. From 1887 until 1891, he served as the 15th Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin under Governors Jeremiah Rusk and William Hoard. After he left office, he retired in Lancaster, where he died in 1910.



Political offices
Preceded by
Sam Fifield
Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
Succeeded by
Charles Jonas