Herman L. Page
Herman L. Page (May 27, 1818 – October 15, 1873) was a merchant and Wisconsin politician. He was born in Oneida County, New York, later moving to Nunda, New York, in Livingston County, New York, in 1844.
Page was a very able man, but was a renegade. He began his career as an abolitionist, but having high political aspirations he took allegiance to the Democratic Party. He was elected mayor of Milwaukee in 1859. He spent most of his short term of office attacking the former administration of William L. Prentiss.
The Twenty-fourth Infantry Regiment, Civil War was recruited under the direction of Lieutenant Colonel Herman L. Page, however Page resigned before the regiment left the state.
- Bio data
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William A. Prentiss
|Mayor of Milwaukee
William Pitt Lynde