Edmund Jüssen

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Edmund Jüssen
Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st District of Illinois
In office
1869-March 10, 1871
Succeeded by Hermann Raster
Personal details
Born February 17, 1830
Germany
Died 1891
Frankfurt, Germany[1]
Political party Republican
Profession Politician
Religion Christian

Edmund Jüssen (1830-February 17, 1891) was an American politician and diplomat.

Jüssen came to the Wisconsin Territory from Germany in 1847. He opened a store in Columbus, Wisconsin. He then moved to Saint Louis, Missouri and back to Columbus, Wisconsin. He studied law and was admitted to the Wisconsin bar. Jüssen served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1862 as a Republican. He served in the 23rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment as a colonel in the American Civil War. After the war he practiced law in Chicago, Illinois. He was United States Consul General in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, in 1885. He died in Frankfurt, Germany while returning to the United States.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Monroe, Marie Jussen "Biographical sketch of Edmund Jussen" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 12 /Issue: 2 (1928-1929)
  2. ^ Wisconsin Historical Society