William & Anna Vilas House

12 E. Gilman St.     Built 1860     Demolished to make way for the National Guardian Life Ins Building
Built for William Vilas by Julian Clarke.

William Freeman Vilas (1840-1908)
  • Son of Madison's 4th mayor Levi Vilas.
  • More on his life.
  • William & Anna Interred at Forest Hill Cemetery.

    October 7--10, 1887 - "President and Mrs. Cleveland visit, stay with U.S. Postmaster-General William F. Vilas at his 12 E. Gilman street mansion."