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ZEISLER, SIGMUND:

American jurist; born at Bielitz, Austria, April 11, 1860; educated at the University of Vienna and at the Northwestern University, Chicago. He was admitted to the Chicago bar, and was associate counsel for the defense in the anarchist cases of 1886 and 1887. In 1893 he was elected chief assistant corporation counsel for Chicago, but resigned his position in 1894 on account of ill health. After traveling for several months in Europe, he returned to Chicago, where he has since been engaged in private practise. Zeisler is a prominent Democrat, and took an active part in the presidential campaigns of 1896 and 1900. He has contributed to reviews and law journals.

Bibliography:
  • American Jewish Year Book, 5665, p. 211.
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