Oscar Werwath (1880 to 1948)

Section 37, Lot 230

Long-time president and founder of the Milwaukee School of Engineering in 1905, Werwath achieved international recognition. He offered day and evening classes starting in 1910 and arranged for local industrial firms to provide practical part-time employment. MSOE pioneered in radio broadcasting. Started in 1922, WIAO subsequently became WISN.

Oscar Werwath (1880 to 1948)