Leopold Markbreit

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Leopold Markbreit
Leopold Markbreit 1902.jpg
Mayor of Cincinnati
In office
Preceded by Edward J. Dempsey
Succeeded by John Galvin
Personal details
Born (1842-03-13)March 13, 1842
Died July 27, 1909(1909-07-27) (aged 67)
Resting place Spring Grove Cemetery
Political party Republican

Leopold Markbreit (March 13, 1842 – July 27, 1909)[1] was a German-American Republican politician in Cincinnati, Ohio. The half-brother of Frederick Hassaurek, Markbreit was a lawyer who was briefly the law partner of Rutherford B. Hayes. President Ulysses S. Grant appointed him Minister to Bolivia in 1869. He later served as Mayor of Cincinnati from 1908-1909.

He served as a presidential elector in 1896 for McKinley and Hobart.[2]


Preceded by
John W. Caldwell
United States Minister Resident, Bolivia
July 25, 1869 − February 12, 1873
Succeeded by
John T. Croxton