In Memoriam: Margaret Ruth Bogue, 1924-2018

Margaret Ruth BogueMargaret Ruth Bogue, professor emerita of history at the University of Wisconsin, died at her home in Madison, Wisconsin, on March 8. She was 93 years old.

Professor Bogue was a native of Washington, D.C. She earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland in 1945 and went on to receive a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Before joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin in 1966, Dr. Bogue taught at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and the University of Western Ontario. She served on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin for a quarter century before retiring in 1991.

Professor Bogue was the author of several books including Patterns From The Sod: Land Use And Tenure In The Grand Prairie, 1850-1900 (Illinois State Historical Society, 1959) and Around the Shores of Lake Superior: A Guide to Historic Sites (University of Wisconsin Press, 2007). She served as president of the Agricultural History Society.

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