Bogk House by Frank Lloyd Wright-Milwaukee, WI. by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo 39M Via Flickr: NRHP Reference#:72000058
Frederick C. Bogk was well known in Milwaukee business and political circles during the early decades of the 1900’s. Born in Sheboygan Falls, he came to Milwaukee as a child and after completing his education, worked for the Wisconsin Central Railroad, rising to the position of land commissioner. In 1908 he joined the Ricketson Mineral Paint Works and later became president of the company. For a time he also had an interest in Bogk and Pfleger, an insurance and real estate firm. He was elected alderiaan from the fifteenth ward in 1904 and after serving two terms, was elected alderman-at-large, a position he held from 1908 to 1920.