1873 – Edward Voigt Born

On this date was born in Bremen, Germany. In 1883 he immigrated to the United States with his parents and settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  He began practicing law in Sheboygan, Wisconsin and served as district attorney of Sheboygan County from 1905 to 1911 and city attorney for Sheboygan from 1913 to 1917. He served as a Republican Congressman from March 4, 1917 to March 3, 1927. After returning to the practice of law in Sheybogan, he was elected in 1928 as a judge of the fourth judicial circuit of Wisconsin, a position he held until his death.  Voigt died at his summer home at Crystal Lake, near Sheboygan, on August 26, 1934 and is buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee. [Source: ]