1892 – Gardner Robert Withrow Born

On this date Gardner Robert Withrow was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He was elected to the Wisconsin assembly in 1926 and 1927 and went on to be elected as a Republican to the Seventy-second and Seventy-third Congresses and as a Progressive to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1931 to January 3, 1939. Wthrow was later elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first and to the five succeeding Congresses, serving from January 3, 1949 to January 3, 1961. He died in La Crosse on September 23, 1964. [Source: ]