Carl Frederick Zeidler

Carl Frederick Zeidler (HMOWW)

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53203 Milwaukee County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 2.238', W 87° 54.948'

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January 4, 1908 - November 7, 1942

Milwaukee born and educated, lawyer Carl F. Zeidler became Milwaukee's 33rd mayor in April, 1940, when he defeated Daniel W. Hoan, Socialist mayor since 1916. In April, 1942, Zeidler left office to enter service as a U.S. Navy Lieutenant (j.g.). On the night of November 7, 1942, the merchant ship "LaSalle," on which he commanded a gunnery crew, was torpedoed off Capetown, South Africa, with the loss of all hands.
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
Marker Number265
Year Placed1980
Placed ByMilwaukee County Park Commission Milwaukee County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 5:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 425399 N 4765363
Decimal Degrees43.03730000, -87.91580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 2.238', W 87° 54.948'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 2' 14.28" N, 87° 54' 56.88" W
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Area Code(s)414, 262
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-335 W Michigan St, Milwaukee WI 53203, US
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