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Steiger Park

A cache by JimandLinda adopted by 6-Hoyts Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/20/2009
In Wisconsin, United States
1 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This handicap accessible cache is located in William Steiger Park.

Born in Oshkosh, William A. Steiger was a member of the House of Representatives from 1967 until his sudden death of a heart attack at age 40, in 1978.
Representative Steiger authored a few Bills that we are still familiar with:
establishing OSHA in 1970;
the Clean Lakes Bill, protecting the Great Lakes water quality (remember Lake Erie?);
the Manpower Act; and
the Steiger Amendment, which reduced capital gains tax.

In 1969, he employed an intern named Dick Cheney!

My cousin, Maureen, was his personal secretary. When I visited Washington, D.C. in 1977, I had the privelage of dining with Bill and Maureen in the Congressional Lunch Room, beneath the Capitol Building. A well respected man who died too soon.

You will be seeking a camo pill bottle. There is a nice view of the new bridge on Wisconsin Street, as you can stroll or roll on the paved walkway along the Fox River.

Congratulations to Kkamke for find # 100!

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Last Updated: on 5/21/2015 1:36:41 PM Pacific Daylight Time (8:36 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum