Presidential & Candidate Visits

These lists may not be comprehensive.  “PC” refers to the source, The Post-Crescent newspaper.

Presidents and Vice Presidents

President William Howard Taft, Oct. 26, 1911, Lawrence University (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Vice President Richard Nixon, Nov. 13, 1959, Lawrence College Chapel (PC, 9-26-2012, A-5)

Vice President George H. W. Bush, Mar. 29, 1988, Lawrence University (PC, 3-30-1988)

Vice President Al Gore, Sept. 27, 1998, Appleton Central Alternative School (PC, 10-2000, A-1)

President George W. Bush, Mar. 30, 2004, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (PC, 3-31-2004)

President George W. Bush, July 14, 2004, bus trip through Appleton (PC, 7-15-2004)

 

 

Former Presidents and Vice Presidents

Former Vice President Richard Nixon, Oct. 6, 1964, Lawrence University (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Former President Gerald Ford, Oct. 20, 1988 (PC, 10-21-1988)

Former President Bill Clinton, April 1, 2016, Lawrence University (PC, 4-2-2016, A-1)

 

 

First Ladies

Michelle Obama, Sept. 28, 2012, Lawrence University’s Alexander Gym (PC 9-29-12, A-1)

 

 

Candidates for President and Vice President

Wendell Wilkie, Mar. 21, 1944, Lawrence University (PC, 9-26-2012, A-5)

Sen. John Kennedy, unknown date 1959, St. Pius X Catholic Church (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Sen. John Kennedy, Mar. 11, 1960, Masonic Temple and Lawrence University (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1; 9-26-2012, A-5)

Gov. George Wallace, Mar. 17, 1964, Rotary Club (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Sen. Eugene McCarthy, Mar. 6, 1968, Lawrence University (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Sen. George McGovern, July 31, 1971, private home (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Sen. Henry Jackson, Feb. 23, 1972, Lawrence University (PC, 9-26-2012, A-5)

Sen. Henry Jackson, Mar. 28, 1972, downtown (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Gov. George Wallace, Mar. 30, 1972, Lawrence University Chapel (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Rep. John Anderson, Mar. 19, 1980, Lawrence University Chapel (PC, 9-26-2012, A-5)

Sen. Robert Dole, Sept. 3, 1987, Country Aire (PC, 9-4-1987)

Sen. Al Gore, Mar. 23, 1988 (PC, 3-24-1988)

Sen. Paul Simon, Mar. 31, 1988 (PC, 4-1-1988)

Ambassador Alan Keyes, Apr. 1, 2000, Lawrence University (PC, 4-2-2000)

Gov. George W. Bush, Oct. 5, 2000, McKinley Elementary School (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Sen. John Kerry, Oct. 15, 2004, Lawrence University, outside Alexander Gym (PC, 10-16-2004)

Sen. John Kerry, Oct. 30, 2004, Roosevelt Middle School (PC, 10-31-2004)

Sen. John McCain, Oct. 17, 2006, CopperLeaf Hotel (PC, 10-18-2006)

Sen. John McCain, Feb. 18, 2008, downtown Appleton (PC,2-19-2008, A-1)

Former Gov. Mitt Romney, Mar. 30, 2012, Lawrence University (PC, 3-31-2012, A-1)

Sen. Bernie Sanders, March 29, 2016, Fox Cities PAC (PC, 3-30-2016, A-1)

Donald Trump, March 30, 2016, Radisson Paper Valley Hotel (PC, 3-31-2016, A-1)

Sen. Tom Kaine, Nov. 1, 2016, Lawrence University (PC, 11-2-2016, A-1)

 

 

Area Visits

Former Gov. Jimmy Carter, Sept. 14, 1975, Darboy (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Former Gov. Jimmy Carter, Mar. 31, 1976, Outagamie County Airport (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Former Gov. Ronald Reagan, Mar. 26, 1980, Neenah (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Vice President George H. W. Bush, Sept. 19, 1986 (PC, 9-20-1986)

Vice President George H. W. Bush, June 29, 1988, rural Outagamie County (PC, 6-30-1988)

Sen. Dan Quayle, Oct. 15, 1988, Outagamie County Airport (PC, 10-16-1988)

President George H. W. Bush, July 27, 1992, Outlook Graphics, Town of Menasha (span class="smaller">(PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

President George H. W. Bush, Sept. 30, 1992, train trip that included Neenah (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Gov. Bill Clinton, Oct. 24, 1992, a farm in Greenleaf (PC, 10-4-2000, A-1)

Gov. George W. Bush, Oct. 28, 2000, Fox Cities Stadium, Grand Chute (PC, 10-29-2000)

Former Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, Oct. 28, 2000, Fox Cities Stadium, Grand Chute (PC, 10-29-2000)

Vice President Al Gore, Oct. 30, 2000, Chilton (PC, 10-31-2000)

Sen. Joseph Lieberman, Oct. 30, 2000, Chilton (PC, 10-31-2000)

President George W. Bush, Sept. 3, 2001, Town of Kaukauna (PC, 9-4-2001)

Vice President Dick Cheney, Apr. 30, 2004, Wrightstown (PC, 5-1-2004)

Sen. John McCain, Feb. 15, 2008, Outagamie County Airport (PC, 2-16-2008, A-1)

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee, Feb. 18, 2008, Grand Chute (PC, 2-19-2008, A-1)

Sen. Barack Obama, June 12, 2008, Kaukauna High School (PC, 6-13-2008, A-1)

Former Sen. Rick Santorum, Apr. 2, 2012, Little Chute (PC, 4-3-2012, A-4)