Wisconsin Society of the
Order of Founders and Patriots of America
Fall 2012 Bulletin
Associates and guests of the Wisconsin Society gathered for their Annual Meeti ng in the elegant accommodations of the Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee on 22 June, 2012. As in the past, the setti ng for the accompanying banquet was the beauti ful Deutsche Room. There, the membership elected a new slate of officers, heard reports of the Society, dined on a sumptuous repast, repeated the traditional toasts and then listened to an entertaining talk by Governor Curti s. He recounted the tale of the declaration of war, signed by President Madison two hundred years ago, almost to the day, which plunged the new United States into the War of 1812.
Joining the associates was the president of the Daughters of Founders and Patriots, Mrs. Gail Toerpe, her husband, Governor James Bar of the Illinois Society, OFPA, and three guests.
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