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Carl Schurz

Carl SchurzAKA Carl Christian Schurz

Born: 2-Mar-1829
Birthplace: Liblar, Prussia
Died: 14-May-1906
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Military
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Interior, 1877-81

Military service: Baden Revolutionary Army (1848-49); Union Army (1862-65, Maj. Gen.)

Father: Christian Schurz (schoolteacher)
Mother: Marianne Jussen
Wife: Margarethe Meyer (m. 1852)

    High School: Dreikönigsgymnasium, Cologne
    University: University of Bonn

    National Civil Service Reform League President (1892-1901)
    Harper's Editorial Writer (1892-98)
    Hamburg American Steamship Company American Representative (1882-92)
    The New York Evening Post Editor (1881-84)
    US Secretary of the Interior (1877-81, under Rutherford B. Hayes)
    US Senator, Missouri (1869-75)
    US Ambassador to Spain (1861)
    American Anti-Imperialist League
    State Bar of Wisconsin 1858

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