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John Milton Read
American publisher and politician

John Milton Read

John Milton Read
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Quick Facts

Intro American publisher and politician
Was Politician Editor Journalist
From United States of America
Field Journalism Politics
Gender male
Birth 3 November 1842
Death 9 March 1881 (aged 38 years)
Star sign Scorpio
Politics Democratic Party
The details (from wikipedia)


John Milton Read (November 3, 1842 – March 9, 1881) was an American printer and politician.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he moved with his parents to Saint Louis, Missouri in 1842 and then to Milwaukee, Wisconsin Territory in 1847 and then to Manitowoc County. He was in the publishing business. Read served in the 14th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. In 1867, he moved to Kewaunee, Wisconsin and was the editor of the Kewaunee Enterprise. Read served in the Wisconsin State Senate in 1874 and 1865 as a Democrat and then in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1881. He had to resign from the Wisconsin Assembly because of ill health. He died in Louisville, Kentucky while trying to recover his health.

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