Emanuel Lorenz Philipp (1861 to 1925)

Section 37, Lot 41

Philipp’s early endeavors focused on several successful business ventures. Although originally supporting Robert LaFollette for governor, he later wrote influential books criticizing LaFollette’s progressive programs. Philipp served three terms as governor. He established the Department of Agriculture, the Conservation Commission and a 4-year medical course at UW.

Emanuel Lorenz Philipp (1861 to 1925)