Joseph Wagner (Brooklyn)

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Joseph Wagner (1903)

Joseph Wagner (born 1853 Alsace, France) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

The family emigrated to the United States in 1856, and settled in Newark, New Jersey. In 1868, Wagner removed to Brooklyn and became a carpenter. In 1875, he opened his own business as a carpenter, builder and contractor. Later he became a general contractor and executed public works of large proportions in Brooklyn.

He was Messenger to the Board of Aldermen of Brooklyn from 1881 to 1883; and Superintendent of the Truant Home from 1883 to 1884.

Wagner was a member of the New York State Senate (9th D.) from 1899 to 1904, sitting in the 122nd, 123rd, 124th, 125th, 126th and 127th New York State Legislatures.

Sources[edit]

New York State Senate
Preceded by
Julius L. Wieman
New York State Senate
9th District

1899–1904
Succeeded by
Conrad Hasenflug