Mathias J. Hoven
  • Madison's 30th Mayor 1897, 1899-1900 (3 terms)
  • Lived: (Jul 9, 1850 - Oct 1, 1901 according to HMI Website) (1845 - 1901 according to Levitan Book)
  • Had a butcher shop on the square (Mifflin & Hamilton) in 1878 and a second on State St. 12 years later.
  • A one block court off Wingra street near Vilas Park is named in Hoven's honor.