August Hugo Vogel

August Hugo Vogel

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 18 Feb 1930 (aged 67)
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Section 36
Memorial ID 99527717 · View Source
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Milwaukee Journal, Feb. 18, 1930:

August Vogel, Financier and Tanner, Dies

Veteran Industrialist, 67, Is Victim of Heart Attack; Had Not Been Ill.

August H. Vogel, 67, vice president of the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., for years one of the industrial and financial leaders of Milwaukee, died suddenly at his home, 393 Lake Drive, Tuesday morning of a heart attack. He had been in good health until Monday night.

Mr. Vogel was stricken at his home about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. He did not rally from the first attack and physicians were unable to revive him.

Funeral services will be held at St. James Episcopal church, 825 Wisconsin av., at 2:30 p.m. Thursday with Rev. Arthur H. Lord in charge. Burial will be at Forest Home cemetery. The body will remain at the home until Thursday noon and will lie in state at the church until 2:30 p.m.

Born in Milwaukee

Mr. Vogel was born in Milwaukee Dec. 16, 1862. His father, Frederick Vogel, who came from Germany in 1846, was associated with another Milwaukee pioneer, Guido Pfister, in the tanning business in which August Vogel later was associated with the late Charles F. Pfister.

Mr. Vogel attended the Milwaukee University school and the old Milwaukee High school and after prepatory work at Adams academy entered Harvard university.

Returning to Milwaukee in 1886, he entered the old Merchants Exchange bank, but in 1888, joined his father at the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co. He became secretary and general manager and in 1907 became vice president.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Married Anita Hansen in Milwaukee, WI on February 16, 1892.

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