1869 – William Henry Stafford Born

On this date William Henry Stafford was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stafford attended public school before graduating from Harvard University Law School in 1893. In 1894 he commenced practice in Milwaukee. Stafford was first elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses as well as the Sixty-third, Sixty-fourth, and Sixty-fifth Congresses, the Sixty-seventh Congress and finally the Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses. The varied years of his service are 1903-1911, 1913-1919, 1921-1923, and 1929-1933. After resuming the practice of law, Stafford died in Milwaukee on April 22, 1957. [Source: ]