La Follette family

The La Follette family is a family of politicians from the United States. Below is a list of members:

*Robert M. La Follette, Sr. (1855-1925), District Attorney of Dane County, Wisconsin 1880-1884; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1885-1891; delegate to the Republican National Convention 1896 1904; Governor of Wisconsin 1901-1906; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin 1906-1925; candidate for Republican nomination for President of the United States 1908 1916; candidate for President of the United States 1924. Belle Case La Follette was his wife. The playwright George Middleton was his son-in-law. First cousin of William La Follette. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=L000004]
**Robert M. La Follette, Jr. (1895-1953) U.S. Senator from Wisconsin 1925-1947, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1928, 1932 son of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=L000005]
***Bronson La Follette (1936-), Attorney General of Wisconsin 1965-1969, 1975-1987. Son of Robert M. La Follette, Jr. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/ladislas-lair.html#RQ61CUTCW]
**Philip La Follette (1897-1965), Governor of Wisconsin 1931-1933, 1935-1939. Son of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. [ [http://politicalgraveyard.com/families/1790.html The Political Graveyard: LaFollette family of Wisconsin ] ]
*William La Follette (1860-1934), U.S. Representative from Washington 1911-1919. First cousin of Robert M. La Follette, Sr.
**Suzanne La Follette (1893-1983), journalist. Daughter of William La Follette.
**Chester La Follette (1897-1993), painter. Son of William La Follette.
*Charles M. La Follette (1898-1974), Indiana House of Representatives 1927-1929, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1943-1947. Third cousin of Robert M. La Follette, Jr. and Philip La Follette. [Current Biography, 'Charles M(arion) La Follette, pg 314-316, 1950]

NOTE: Charles M. La Follette was also great-grandson of U.S. Representative William Heilman. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000451]

ee also

*List of United States political families

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