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History of Dodgeville, (Iowa County) Wisconsin

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Biographies:

Andrew Joseph Ambauen Biography

Andrew Joseph Ambauen, R.C. priest, was born at Beckenried, canton of Unterwalden, Switzerland, March 7, 1847; son of Michael and Barbara (Zimmerman) Ambauen. He studied at the Seminary of Mentz, Hesse Darmstadt, and at the Archiepiscopal provincial seminary, Milwaukee, Wis., and was ordained priest in 1872. He engaged in mission work and was rector at Dodgeville, Wis., from 1886. He is the author of: "The Devout Companion" (1887); "Our Christian Duties" (1887); "The Floral Apostles" (1892); and in German "The Friend of Youth" (1892); "Roses of Heaven" (1894); and "Guide to Our Celestial Home" (1895).

From: Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Johnson, Rossiter, editor








Wisconsin Facts:
Tree: sugar maple
Bird: robin
Flower: wood violet
Nickname: Badger State, America's Dairyland
Motto: Forward
Area (sq. mi.): 56,154
Capitol: Madison
Admitted: 29 May 1848







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Dodgeville is situated 369 meters above sea level.



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