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Berger, Victor Louis

Born: 1860 AD
Died: 1929 AD

1860 – Born on the 28th of February in Nieder Rehbach, Austria-Hungary.

1892-1911 – Published and edited the German language Wisconsin Vorwaerts.

1896 – He was a Delegate to the People’s Party Convention in St. Louis.

1897 – With Eugene V. Debs, they co-founded Social Democratic Party of America.

1911-1913 – He was 1st socialist elected to Congress and Representative from Wisconsin.

1923-1929 – Once again he served as Representative from Wisconsin.

1928 – He returned to Milwaukee and resumed his career as a newspaper editor.

1929 – He died on the 7th of August by a streetcar accident and was buried at Forest Home Cemetery.