Christian Sarau

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Christian Sarau was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate.


Sarau was born on June 7, 1839 in Segeberg, Germany.[1] He moved with his parents to the United States in 1848, settling in Mishicot, Wisconsin. In 1854, he moved to Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He was assessor and then justice of the peace in Oshkosh. Sarau was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1878 and was court commissioner. He died on August 24, 1903 after being struck by a street car while marching in a Knights of Pythias parade in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.[2]


Sarau was a member of the Assembly in 1899 and of the Senate from 1903 to 1904. He was a Republican.[3]


  1. ^ "Biographical Sketches: Christian Sarau". USGenWeb Archives. Retrieved 2011-12-10. 
  2. ^ 'Proceedings of the State Bar of Wisconsin,' Wisconsin Bar Association: 1907, Biographical Sketch of Christian Sarau, pg. 314
  3. ^ "Christian Sarau". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-12-10.