Azel P Ladd

Their Story

Estimated birth year:1812
Birthplace:New Hampshire
Marital Status:Y
Real Estate Value:2000
Value of Personal Estate:0
Family Number:14
House Number:14
Household Members:
 Zebediah Gates   43
 Azel P Ladd   38
 Louisa M Ladd   30
 James Dowling   23
 William W Spalding   17
 Helena Ryan   17
 Andrew R Ladd   3
 Frank W Ladd   2

Dr. Azel Ladd was a true educational reformer for the state of Wisconsin. Dr. Ladd was the 2nd Superintendant of Public Instruction for the State of Wisconsin from 1851-1852. He was an advocate for women teachers and helped them establish the first teacher's union. He also believed in updating the school houses throughout early Wisconsin and was instumental in advocating better wages for teachers.

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