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Max Joseph Baehr

Max Joseph Baehr, German consul.


  • Baehr, Max Joseph was born on August 2, 1858 in Zweibrücken, Bavaria. Son of Blasius and Josephine (Forstmair) Baehr.

  • Education

    • Educated parochial and Latin schools, Zweibrücken, Bavaria. Came to the United States, 1878.


    • Republican candidate for city council, Omaha, 1888, for Nebraska legislature, 1889. Deputy company clerk, Howard Company, Nebraska, 1894-1895. Clerk District Court, 1895-1898.

      American consul at Kehl, Baden, Germany, 1898-1899. Appointed consul at Santos, October 26, 1899, but did not serve. Consul at Magdeburg, Germany, 1900-1902, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 1902-1914.

      Consul at Berne, Switzerland, 1914-1915. Attending to his business interests in Cuba, 1915-1922. Became licensed real estate broker, Long Beach, California.

      President of the board of trustees, Long Beach Morning Sun Public Company Home: Long Beach, Calif.


    • Married Marie A. Zeminek, February 17, 1885.
    • father: Blasius Baehr
    • mother: Josephine (Forstmair) Baehr
    • spouse: Marie A. Zeminek
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    Born August 2, 1858
    Died March 6, 1934
    (aged 75)