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Cadwallader Colden Washburn
Birth: Apr. 22, 1818
Death: May 14, 1882

Civil War Union Major General, US Congressman, Wisconsin Governor. A successful Wisconsin lawyer, in 1855, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fourth, Thirty-fifth, and Thirty-sixth Congresses, serving until 1861. At the start of the Civil War, he declined to be a candidate for re-nomination and was appointed Colonel of the 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry. In February, 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General, was advanced to Major General in July, 1862, and served with distingistion until his resignation in May, 1865. After leaving the army, he was elected to the Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses, serving 1867 to 1871 and in 1872, he was elected Governor of Wisconsin, serving until 1874. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Israel Washburn (1784 - 1876)
  Martha Benjamin Washburn (1792 - 1861)
 
 Siblings:
  Israel Washburn (1813 - 1883)*
  Algernon Sidney Washburn (1814 - 1879)*
  Elihu Benjamin Washburne (1816 - 1887)*
  Cadwallader Colden Washburn (1818 - 1882)
  Martha Benjamin Washburn Stephenson (1820 - 1909)*
  Charles Ames Washburn (1822 - 1889)*
  Samuel B. Washburn (1824 - 1890)*
  Mary Benjamin Washburn Buffum (1825 - 1867)*
  William Drew Washburn (1831 - 1912)*
  Caroline Washburn Holmes (1833 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
La Crosse
La Crosse County
Wisconsin, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 27, 2001
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Nov. 28, 2014
Thank you for your service to our country, rest in eternal peace
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