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Encyclopedia > Frank P. Zeidler

Frank P. Zeidler (born 1912) was a socialist mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 1948 to 1960. 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... The color red and particularly the red flag are traditional symbols of Socialism. ... A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin, United States and the county of Milwaukee. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


During his administration, Milwaukee grew industrially and never had to borrow money to repay loans. During this period, Milwaukee nearly doubled its size with a very aggressive campaign of municipal annexations. The Town of Lake and most of the Town of Granville were annexed during this period in time. Federal funding was obtained to complete the highway system that had started under Daniel Hoan. The park system was upgraded. Daniel Webster Hoan (1881 - 1961) was a United States politician. ...


His brother Carl Zeidler, the so-called "Singing Mayor," also served as mayor of Milwaukee; Carl was a Democrat. Carl Zeidler (c. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ...


Zeidler was instrumental in re-forming the Socialist Party USA in 1973, and served as its National Chair for many years. He was the party's presidential nominee in 1976, getting on 10 state ballots. He and his running-mate, J. Quinn Brisben, won 6,038 votes. The Socialist Party of the United States of America (SPUSA) is one of the heirs to the Socialist Party of America of Eugene V. Debs and Norman Thomas. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Zeidler, who credits his activism as a Socialist to his deep Lutheran faith, is still living and involved in politics as a Socialist as he nears one hundred years of age. The color red and particularly the red flag are traditional symbols of Socialism. ... The Lutheran movement is a group of denominations of Protestant Christianity by the original definition. ...


See also

This is a list of mayors of Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Categories: Lists of mayors | Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Wisconsin politicians ...

External link

  • The Last Socialist Mayor. Frank Zeidler, Mayor of Milwaukee (1948-1960). Interviewer, Amy Goodman. Democracy Now!. Monday, June 21st, 2004. Retrieved May 12, 2005.


Democracy Now! is an independent, award-winning news and opinion radio program airing on over 300 stations across North America every weekday, as well as both satellite television networks. ...

Preceded by:
John Bohn
Mayor of Milwaukee
1948–1960
Succeeded by:
Henry W. Maier


This is a list of mayors of Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Categories: Lists of mayors | Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Wisconsin politicians ... Henry Walter Maier (February 7, 1918 – July 17, 1994) was an American politician and mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from 1960 to 1988. ...


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Frank P. Zeidler - definition of Frank P. Zeidler in Encyclopedia (151 words)
Frank P. Zeidler (born 1912) was a socialist mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 1948 to 1960.
Zeidler was instrumental in forming the Socialist Party USA in 1973, and served as its National Chair for many years.
Zeidler is still living and involved in politics as a socialist as he nears one hundred years of age.
Red Biography: Frank Zeidler (408 words)
Zeidler joined the party that year after reading the works of Norman Thomas, Eugene V. Debs, Harry Laidler and other socialist writers whose emphasis on peace and improving the conditions of workers had a strong appeal.
Zeidler served as a precinct and ward worker, became secretary of the local and state parties and has served in some role of officer in the Milwaukee and Wisconsin Socialist Parties since 1937.
In 1948, Zeidler was elected for the first of his three terms as mayor of Milwaukee (1948-1960), becoming the third Socialist mayor of that city.
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