Edward Schildhauer

Edward Schildhauer

Birth
Calumet County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 24 May 1953 (aged 80)
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot 13
Memorial ID 40544440 · View Source
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Schildhauer, Edward [1872-1953], May 29, 1953, Sheboygan Press

Edward Schildhauer

Funeral services for Edward Schildhauer, Los Angeles, a former New Holstein resident, will be held at the Erbe-Hoffman Funeral Home, New Holstein at 2 p.m. Saturday.
The Rev. Roland Kley [?], pastor of St. John's Evan. And Reformed Church, will officiate at the last rites for Schildhauer, who was a chief electrical and mechanical engineer of the Panama canal project.
He was employed on the canal project from 1906 to 1914. He designed and patented the lock operating machinery and system of electrical locomotives for towing vessels through the locks.
He was a munitions firm executive and later a consulting engineer for aircraft during World War I. H was a vice president of the Allied Chemical and Dye Corp.
He lived in Los Angeles for 17 years and was a former president of the Los Angeles county Republican Assembly. He was a delegate from the 16th district of California to the 1948 national convention.
Schildhauer was 80 when he died. He attended rural schools near New Holstein, New Holstein High School, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1897.
Survivors include his wife, and three sisters, Mrs. Anna Francke, Miss Clara Schildhauer, and Miss Ellen Schildhauer. The sisters are of New Holstein.
Burial will be in the City Cemetery, New Holstein. The body will lie in state at the funeral home after 7 p.m. tonight.


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  • Maintained by: Donna Hass
  • Originally Created by: Rose Mohnsam
  • Added: 11 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 40544440
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Schildhauer (21 Aug 1872–24 May 1953), Find a Grave Memorial no. 40544440, citing New Holstein City Cemetery, New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Donna Hass (contributor 47198721) .