1938 – Wisconsin First Lady Sheila Coyle Earl Born

On this date Sheila Coyle Earl, wife of Wisconsin governor Anthony Earl (governor, 1983-1987), was born. Unlike previous Wisconsin first ladies, Sheila Earl continued her career while fulfilling the duties of first lady. In 1978 she began working for the Univ. of Wisconsin, at the Robert M. La Follette Institute of Public Affairs. [Source: by Nancy G. Williams, pp.240-244]