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On April 6, 1936, Time Magazine published an interview with Mayor Daniel Hoan of Milwaukee and proclaimed the city "the best governed city in America."

Daniel Hoan
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Born: March 12, 1881

Waukesha, Wisconsin

Died: June 11, 1961

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Political views Municipal democratic "sewer" socialism
Known as The longest socialist administrator in U.S. history; Milwaukee's second-longest serving mayor

Daniel Webster Hoan was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1916 to 1940. As a member of the Socialist Party of America, he was the longest serving socialist mayor in U.S. history.