George Wallace Fisk

8 March 1868–9 April 1954 (Age 86)
Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of George Wallace

When George Wallace Fisk was born on 8 March 1868, in Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Justan Fisk, was 34 and his mother, Mary Jane Driggs, was 33. He married Margaret Doty on 22 July 1889, in Green Lake, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Fort Howard, Brown, Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin Territory, United States for about 15 years. He died on 9 April 1954, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fort Howard Memorial Park, Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States.

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George Wallace Fisk
Margaret Doty
Marriage: 22 July 1889
Earl Ellsworth William J Fisk
Ruth Fisk

Spouse and Children

22 July 1889
Green Lake, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Wilbur Driggs Fisk


    Frank Satterlee Fisk


    Willes G. Fisk


    Harry William Fisk



World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

Age 2

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a fish in some way, from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ (cognate with Old English fisc).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George Fisk in household of William Fisk, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wallace G Fisk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wallace Fish, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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