Robert E. Minahan

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Robert E. Minahan (January 27, 1858 – April 27, 1935) was a mayor of Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Minahan was born on January 27, 1858 in Howard, New York to Irish immigrants.[1] He moved with his family to Calumet County, Wisconsin in 1860. Minahan graduated from the Oshkosh Normal School, Rush Medical College and the University of Michigan Law School. He later practiced both medicine and law in Kewaunee, Wisconsin before moving to Green Bay in 1898.[2] They had one son. Minahan died at his home in Green Bay in 1935.[3]

Minahan's brother, Victor, was editor of the Green Bay Press-Gazette and the Appleton Post-Crescent.[4] Another brother, John, was honored by St. Norbert College when it named its football team's stadium after him. Minahan married Nellie Mulcahy.

Political career[edit]

Minahan was mayor from 1904 to 1907.


  1. ^ "Robert E. Minahan, MD (1858 - 1935)". City of Green Bay. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  2. ^ "Minahan, Robert Emmet 1858 - 1935". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  3. ^ "Dr. R. E. Minahan of Green Bay Is Dead". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. April 27, 1935. p. 3. Retrieved March 13, 2016 – via  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Minahan, Victor Ivan 1881 - 1954". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 

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