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Columbia County

Politicians who were born in Columbia County

  Columbia County (no city given): Henry Montgomery, 1858 — Edward Rustad, c.1870 — Henry Gunderson, 1878 — Jacob A. O. Preus, 1883
  Cambria: Edward D. Roberts, 1864 — E. Merwyn Rowlands, 1901
  Doylestown: Robert H. Roche, 1891
  Kilbourn City (now Wisconsin Dells): James H. Quinn, 1857 — Jack B. Olson, 1920
  Leeds: Herbert C. Schenk, 1880
  Near Leeds: Oscar Rennebohm, 1889
  Lewiston: Andrew H. Dahl, 1859
  Lowville town: Arthur E. Austin, 1891
  Okee: Walter S. Riblet, 1864
  Pardeeville: Gerald L. K. Smith, 1898
  Portage: Russell W. Peterson, 1916
  Near Portage City (now Portage): John E. Kelley, 1853
  Poynette: Andrew S. Bogue, 1877
  Randolph: Byron F. Wackett, 1912
  Wisconsin Dells: Anthony P. Gawronski, 1900
  Wyocena: Edgar S. Coolidge, 1855
   See also Wisconsin birthplaces not assigned to counties.

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