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 Madeline “Midge” <I>Sadler</I> Waggoner

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Madeline “Midge” Sadler Waggoner

Teacher, author and historian. Daughter of Walter Lincoln and Eleanor (Walter) Sadler. Wife of Ernest C. Waggoner. Graduate of Elgin High School and Northwestern University where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. Her book, "The Long Haul West: The Great Canal Era, 1817-1850" was published in 1958 by Putnam. Mother of two sons: Robert and James Norman. In 1996, she posthumously received the Elgin Heritage Hall of Fame award for her work in preserving Elgin's heritage. She was a founder of the Elgin Area Historical Society. Her brother Walter Clifford Sadler was a noted professor of engineering at the University of Michigan and was mayor of Ann Arbor.


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Madeline “Midge” Sadler Waggoner (21 Jan 1894–16 Feb 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29545014, citing Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by CharlieBall (contributor 46996409) .