Emil Seidel

Emil Seidel

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Emil Seidel was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1910 to 1912. He was the first Socialist mayor of a major city in the United States, and ran as the Vice Presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America in the 1912 presidential election. Seidel was born December 13, 1864 in the town of Ashland in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania of ethnic German immigrants to America. His family moved to Wisconsin when he was a small child. At the age of 22, Seidel went abroad to refine his skills as a wood-carver. He lived for six years in Berlin working at his trade during the day and attending school at night. It was in this period that Seidel became an active socialist. Upon his return to Milwaukee, Seidel joined the Pattern Makers Union. In 1895, Seidel married the former Lucy Greissel
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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134910112
  • 9786134910118