Lueders at the 1916 Democratic National Convention in St. Louis
|Born||August 24, 1853|
|Died||December 18, 1929 (aged 76)|
Hinsdale, Illinois, United States
Margaret Christine Seligmann
August W. Lueders (August 24, 1853 - December 18, 1929) was an author. He served as the chairman of the Board of Election Commissioners in Chicago, Illinois. He was a delegate to the 1916 Democratic National Convention.
His family left Hamburg, Germany on July 22, 1868 on the steamer Holstein. They arrived in the United States on August 3, 1868 at 4:00 am in New York City. The next day they left for Chicago, Illinois on an immigrant train and arrived on Saturday, August 8, 1868 at 10:00 am.
In 1874, he became a policeman in Chicago, Illinois. He married Lena Freese on September 12, 1879 in Chicago. They had a son, Dr. August Henry Lueders, who was the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health. He served as a member of the Board of Election Commissioners in Chicago, Illinois from 1914 to 1920.