William C. Rauschenberger

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William C. Rauschenberger (December 6, 1855 – April 6, 1918) was a Republican politician who served as mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Rauschenberger was born in Soldin, Prussia, to John and Amalie Rauschenberger in 1855; they moved to Wisconsin in 1860. William Rauschenberger held a number of offices in Milwaukee, including alderman, school commissioner, president of the school board, and president of the Common Council. He was elected mayor in 1896 and served a two-year term.[1]

As Common Council President, he dedicated the finished Milwaukee City Hall.[2]

Political offices
Preceded by
John C. Koch
Mayor of Milwaukee
Succeeded by
David S. Rose


  1. ^ 'History of Milwaukee, City and County,' Josial Curry Seymour, S.J. Clarke Company: Milwaukee, 1922, Biographical Sketch of William C. Rauschenberger, pg. 578-579
  2. ^ Milwaukee City Hall Archived 2006-07-24 at the Wayback Machine
  • Men of Progress, Wisconsin. 1897, pages 52–53. Retrieved 6 May 29 from [1]