1908 – Former governor Warren P. Knowles, Jr. born

On this day in history, . was born in River Falls, Wisconsin. Knowles served in the Navy before being elected to the state senate. He also served as lieutenant governor before being elected to governor in 1964. Warren P. Knowles served as Wisconsin’s governor from 1965 to 1971. [Source: by Nancy G. Williams, p.217-218;263-264]