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- 2 DuBay
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- 5 John Hanson Twombly-UW-Madison
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John Baptiste DuBay
Hi-I change the category as you had suggested. Do you have information that he lived in the town of Dewey in Portage County that you could added to the article? The early history of Wisconsin is fascinating and I like to start articles about the early territorial and state legislators. Many thanks-RFD (talk) 00:19, 1 February 2013 (UTC)
Andrew Jackson Turner
Hi-I statrted an article about Andrew Jackson Turner. Feel free to add to the article, etc. I started the article because there has been many articles about Wisconsin legislators being started. Many thanks-RFD (talk) 15:50, 7 July 2013 (UTC)
John Hanson Twombly-UW-Madison
Hi-An article about about [[John Ha==Disambiguation link notification for February 15==
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Re: Myron McCord
Thanks. McCord has been on my to do list for a while (I have been slowly working through Arizona's territorial governors and some of the state governors). Your image is what gave me the push to complete the work I had already started. --Allen3 talk 01:19, 3 September 2013 (UTC)
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Happy New Year LaurentianShield!
Thanks for all of your contributions to improve the encyclopedia for Wikipedia's readers, and have a happy and enjoyable New Year! Cheers, Northamerica1000(talk) 09:28, 1 January 2014 (UTC)
A note of appreciation
I noticed—and appreciated—your attempt to introduce ideas of common sense and context into the the recent Abby Martin AfD discussion. I also noticed that the AfD had been relisted twice while 'keep' was the majority view and then it swung to 'delete' and then closed swiftly after you began to introduce counter arguments.
I happened to look into it after seeing Abby Martin mention during a recent 'Breaking The Set' episode that the article about her had been deleted again. On a personal level, she was mostly laughing it off with a roll of the eyes and a 'whattevah' attitude but did take a moment to point out that it was worth giving consideration to how it reflected on Wikipedia's editorial policy/stance in general.
My personal experience has been that mentioning ideas of 'common sense' and 'context' tends to fall on deaf ears these days in en:Wikipedia land. I rarely, if ever, see such even responded to directly—side stepping to obtuse repetitive wikilawyering tends to be the norm in my experience. With much regurgitating of acronyms. To the extent that I'm wondering if it might be worthwhile to instigate proceeding to formally remove WP:Ignore All Rules from the WP:Five Pillars so as to bring de jure in line with de facto. Along with other instances where open consideration of context is mentioned within specific statutes ... err ... guidelines*. I imagine at the very least it might open up room for some healthy debate and illuminate present practice.
[*Funny that 'statute' was the term which came naturally ... intuitive recognition that WP:Wikilawyering has become the norm perhaps.]
Well, a 'thank you' note seems to have blossomed into a bit of a rant ... Pardon me, LaurentianShield, — incidently, I looked up 'laurentian shield'; was anticipating perhaps medieval chivalry or heraldry rather than geology/geography — anyway, I noticed timeline details while glancing back at the AfD page to link it and it kinda' 'got my goat' and then was 'off to the races'. I do appreciate your effort to calmly address ideas of encyclopedic value as a counterpoint to talk of the encyclopedia's formal standards.
Thanks for trying,
Charles Passel article
I am a daughter of Charles Passel and my sisters and I are curious about how you became aware of this information and why you decided to post an article.18.104.22.168 (talk) 17:38, 23 February 2014 (UTC)
- I found out about Passel via Paul Siple, and I found out about Siple via an interest I had in Carl Eklund. When I looked up who Siple was in Wikipedia, I noticed there was no article on Passel so decided to research the information to at least get a basic article written. I do that fairly often, that when I run across someone who has no article I stop and write one, because I figure if I want to know, eventually someone else will also. LaurentianShield (talk) 00:53, 24 February 2014 (UTC)
Your input is requested for consensus
Please comment over at Draft talk:Abby Martin#Requested move 04 March 2014. Viriditas (talk) 02:19, 5 March 2014 (UTC)
Are you currently at UW-M?
I notice we share an interest in 19th-century Wisconsin biographies. --Orange Mike | Talk 03:12, 6 September 2014 (UTC) (in the computer lab on the first floor of the Union, rather than at Pantherfest)
- I live in California now, but am a UWM graduate (engineering). My interest is not 19th century biographies per se but I tend to follow certain threads of interest that lead me to dig up "stories" that I think should be told. For whatever reason Wikipedians focus so much on political figures (end even then often merely superficially) and leave out others who affected history in significant ways, like Daniel Whitney who co-founded Green Bay, and John Stevens, who invented the flour roller mill.LaurentianShield (talk) 15:52, 6 September 2014 (UTC)
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Publius Virgilius Lawson
Hi-I like the article about Publius Virgilius Lawson. However, Publius Lawson served briefly in the Wisconsin Assembly in 1918 and then declined reelection. I added information about this in the article. His term was very brief for there was no biographical sketches in the Wisconsin Blue Book; the 2007 Wisconsin Legislators roster listed Publius Lawson as serving in the Wisconsin Assembly for 1917. Many thanks-RFD (talk) 21:32, 28 March 2015 (UTC)
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1st Cavalry Regiment (United States)
There have recently been a lot of "notable people" added to the regiment. At least Davis is really notable. I think they should ALL have references. You might consider adding your info to the Jefferson Davis page. Thanks for the fix.--Jim in Georgia Contribs Talk 17:58, 19 July 2015 (UTC)
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If you disagree with the nomination, discuss it at Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/User:Jonwurl/LafayetteBunnellDraft rather than removing the template. As noted, there already exists Lafayette Bunnell. -- Ricky81682 (talk) 21:59, 23 October 2015 (UTC)
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Thanks for your message. I'm not editing Wikipedia these days, as I find it bad for my peace of mind, but I appreciate your contacting me. I agree that Trist's history is not simple. Good luck with your revisions.