Edmund T. Melms

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Edmund T. Melms was a politician in Wisconsin.


Melms was born Edmund Theodore Melms in Greenfield, Wisconsin in 1874.[1] He died on January 6, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is buried at Forest Home Cemetery.


Melms was a candidate for the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1902.[2] From 1915 to 1917, Melms was Sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. In 1918, he was an unsuccessful candidate for the Wisconsin State Senate. Also in 1918, Melms was a candidate for the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin's 4th congressional district, losing to John C. Kleczka. He ran for the seat again in 1922 and 1926, losing both times to John C. Schafer. Melms was a member of the Social-Democratic Party of Wisconsin.


  1. ^ "Melms, Edmund [Ludwig Robert Paul) Theodore 1874 - 1933". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-06-23. 
  2. ^ "Melms, Edmund T". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2013-06-23.