Bert D. Thorp (December 26, 1869 – August 18, 1937) was an American politician and businessman.
Born in Tomah, Wisconsin, Thorp went to high school. He was the assistant superintendent of the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal and the superintendent of harbor improvements for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Milwaukee division. Thorp operated the Eagle Inn in Ephraim, Wisconsin and the Door County Country Club in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Thorp served as president of the village of Ephraim, Wisconsin and on the Door County Board of Supervisors. In 1925, Thorp served in the Wisconsin State Assembly and was a Republican. Thorp died in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Tomah is a city in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 9,093 as of the 2010 census. The city is surrounded by the Town of Tomah and the Town of La Grange.
The Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal is a shipping canal connecting Sturgeon Bay on Green Bay with Lake Michigan, across the Door Peninsula, at the city of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, United States.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies. Although generally associated with dams, canals and flood protection in the United States, USACE is involved in a wide range of public works throughout the world. The Corps of Engineers provides outdoor recreation opportunities to the public, and provides 24% of U.S. hydropower capacity.
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Door County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,785. Its county seat is Sturgeon Bay.
Ephraim is a village in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. It is located across Eagle Harbor from Peninsula State Park. The population was 288 at the 2010 census. The village is known for its views of Eagle Harbor and the bluffs of Green Bay and its charming white buildings.
Sturgeon Bay is a city in and the county seat of Door County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 9,144 at the 2010 census. It is located at the natural end of Sturgeon Bay, although the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal was built across the remainder of the Door Peninsula.
North American telephone area code 920 covers much of eastern Wisconsin. It was created on July 26, 1997, in a split from area code 414. 414 formerly covered the entire eastern third of the state. 920 will eventually be overlaid with area code 274 to bring ten-digit dialing into the area, but 920 is not predicted to be exhausted until 2032.
Fish Creek is an unincorporated community located in Door County, Wisconsin, United States, within the town of Gibraltar and is located on Highway 42 along Green Bay.
Wisconsin Highway 57 is a 191.82-mile-long (308.70 km) state highway in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It runs from its southern terminus at Wisconsin Highway 59 in Milwaukee to its northern terminus at Wisconsin Highway 42 in Sister Bay. Much of WIS 57 parallels the Interstate 43 corridor, and the highway is concurrent with I-43 for 12 miles (19 km) in Ozaukee County. Like most Wisconsin state highways, WIS 57 is maintained by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT).
Gibraltar High School is a public high school in the unincorporated community of Fish Creek, Town of Gibraltar, Door County, Wisconsin, United States. It serves grades 7-12 and is a part of the Gibraltar Area Schools.
Edward Sloman Minor was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Door County, Wisconsin. It is intended to provide a comprehensive listing of entries in the National Register of Historic Places that are located in Door County, Wisconsin. The locations of National Register properties for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below may be seen in a map.
Potawatomi State Park is a 1,225-acre (496 ha) Wisconsin state park northwest of the city of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in the Town of Nasewaupee. It is located on Sturgeon Bay, a bay of the Bay of Green Bay in Door County. Potawatomi State Park was established in 1928.
Herbert J. Grover is an American Democratic educator and politician from Wisconsin.
David Youngs was an American lumberman from Ahnapee, Wisconsin who spent one term as a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly for the district consisting of Door and Kewaunee Counties. Although contemporary newspapers describe him as a Republican, he was officially recorded as a Union Party member.
Arnt O. Rhea was an American politician, businessman, and educator.
Martin Rappel was an American businessman, farmer, and politician.
Bernard "Barney" Hahn was a farmer and a politician.
Svend Samuelson was an American farmer and politician.
Charles Mitchell Whiteside was an American businessman and politician.
Moses Kilgore was an American businessman and politician.
Alexander Bert Whitman (1854–1910) was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate.
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