Was Bob La Follette a governor of Wisconsin?
Fighting Bob La Follette was governor of Wisconsin from 1901 until 1906.
Robert La Follette, Sr. was a Wisconsin Congressman, Governor, and later US Senator. He served as Governor form 1901 - 1906, and as US Senator from 1906 - 1925. He was a Republican who was instrumental in the creation of Progressivism and the Progressive Party. He ran for President in 1924 as a third party (Progressive) candidate, garnering 17% of the vote. His nickname was "Fighting Bob".
Albert G. Schmedeman (born November 25, 1864 in Madison, Wisconsin; died November 26, 1946 in Madison, Wisconsin) succeeded Philip La Follette as the twenty-eighth Governor of Wisconsin, serving between January 2, 1933 and January 7, 1935. Following the end of Schmedeman's term as Governor, Philip La Follette (born May 8, 1897 in Madison, Wisconsin; died August 18, 1965 in Madison, Wisconsin) became the twenty-ninth Governor of Wisconsin, serving between January 7, 1935 and January 2…