George Kreiss

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George Kreiss (September 9, 1830 – May 10, 1907) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate.[1]

Biography[edit]

A French emigrant, Kreiss was born on September 9, 1830.[2] He settled in Appleton, Wisconsin in 1852[3] or 1857.[2] He died of lingering illness following a stroke.[3]

Career[edit]

Kreiss was a member of the Assembly during the 1864 session. Later, he represented the 22nd District in the Senate during the 1872 and 1873 sessions.[3] He also established the Appleton fire department and headed it for nine years.[3] In addition, Kreiss was part of the Appleton Common Council. He was a Democrat.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Members of the Wisconsin Legislature 1848 – 1999" (PDF). State of Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau. pp. 10, 72. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-04. Retrieved 2015-07-04. 
  2. ^ a b "Official Directory". The Legislative Manual of the State of Wisconsin 1872. p. 440. Retrieved 2015-07-04. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Death of George Kreiss". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. May 11, 1907. p. 9. Retrieved December 24, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read

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