Robert La Follette c1911.

Robert Marion La Follette, Sr. (1855 - 1925) nicknamed "Fighting Bob" La Follette was the 20th Governor of Wisconsin serving from 1901 to 1906 and Republican Senator from Wisconsin from 1906 to 1925). In 1924 he ran for President of the United States as the nominee of his own Progressive Party in 1924 during which he carried Wisconsin and got 17 percent of the national popular vote. He gained a reputation as a strong proponent of Progressivism with a strong stance against railroad trusts, political bosses, World War I, and the League of Nations. La Follette was friends with Clarence Darrow and they corresponded by letter. Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-106669