1864 – Edward Sauerhering Born

On this date, Edward Sauerhering was born in Mayville, Wisconsin. After graduating from the Chicago College of Pharmacy in 1885 and engaging in the pharmaceutical business in Chicago, Illinois, Sauerhering returned to Mayville, and continued in the same business. He was elected as a Republican to Congress and served from 1895 to 1899. Sauerhering went on to serve as superintendent of the commission of public works of Mayville from 1909 to 1918 and was engaged in the construction of waterworks. Sauerhering died in Mayville, Wisconsin on March 1, 1924. He is buried in Graceland Cemetery. [Source: ]