TITLE

THE MACARTHURS AND THE MITCHELLS: WISCONSIN'S FIRST MILITARY FAMILIES

AUTHOR(S)
MCLEAN, JEFFREY J.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Wisconsin Magazine of History;Winter2010, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the political and military careers of members of the MacArthur and Mitchell families from Wisconsin. Primary emphasis is given to the settling of U.S. General Douglas MacArthur within the state in order to gain a Republican nomination for the U.S. Presidency. The political activity of Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Arthur MacArthur, Sr. and businessman Alexander Mitchell within the state is examined, as are the careers of U.S. General Arthur MacArthur Jr. and Wisconsin state senator John Lendrum Mitchell. The relationship between Douglas and U.S. General Billy Mitchell is outlined.
ACCESSION #
57571700

 

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