January 4, 1908 - November 7, 1942Milwaukee 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|
|Placed By||Milwaukee County Park Commission Milwaukee County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 5:58pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 425399 N 4765363|
|Decimal Degrees||43.03730000, -87.91580000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 2.238', W 87° 54.948'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 2' 14.28" N, 87° 54' 56.88" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||414, 262|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 301-335 W Michigan St, Milwaukee WI 53203, US|
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