Emil Seidel Edit Profile
Common school education till 13. Learned wood carving in Germany, 1885-1893.
Assistant in German exhibit, Chicago Exposition, 1893, one of the organizers of Wood Carvers’ Union, and founder of the Socialist party organization at Milwaukee. Socialist party candidate for government of Wisconsin, 1902. Alderman 20th Ward, Milwaukee, 1904-1908.
Declined renomination. 1908; elected alderman-at-large, 1909, mayor, 1910, for term 1910-1912. Candidate of Socialist Party for Vice-President of the United States, 1912.
Again nominated for mayor, March, 1914. Address: Milwaukee.
Married Lucy Geissel, May 8, 1894.