Philip Fox La Follette (May 8, 1897 – August 18, 1965) was an American politician. He was the 27th and 29th Governor of Wisconsin, as well as one of the founders of the Wisconsin Progressive Party .
- 1918, 1942–1945
Philip Fox ("Phil") La Follette (May 8, 1897–August 18, 1965), three-term governor of Wisconsin (1931–1933, 1935–1939), was one of the most creative and controversial politicians of the Depression era. In appearance, demeanor, and ambition, he resembled his father, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., a former Wisconsin governor and U.S. senator.
PHILIP LA FOLLETTE: THE SECOND SON Ronald L. Feinman John E. Miller. Governor Philip F. La Follette, the Wisconsin Progressives, and the New Deal. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1982. ix + 229 pp. Appendix, notes, bibliographical essay, and index. $21.00.
About. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, PHILIP F. LA FOLLETTE was the son of progressive Republican Governor and Senator Robert M. La Follette. After serving as a Second Lieutenant in the Army, he completed his undergraduate degree and went on to receive a law degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1922. In 1924 he began one term as Dane County ...
Philip Fox La Follette (1897–1965) served as governor of Wisconsin in 1931–33 and 1935–39. In his first term he secured enactment of the first comprehensive unemployment compensation act in any U.S. state.
(1982). Philip La Follett: Rhetoric and Reality. The Historian: Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 65-83.
Philip Fox La Follette (May 8, 1897 – August 18, 1965) was an American politician. He was the 27th and 29th Governor of Wisconsin, as well as one of the founders of the Wisconsin Progressive Party.