Legislator Details

Leo Taube
Number of sessions served 1
Gender: Male
Age at election: 55

Vital Records Information:

Date: 9/6/1861
City: Stettin
Country: Prussia*
Date: 3/20/1945
City: Saint Petersburg, FL
Country: US
Type of Burial:
Date: 3/29/1945
City: Detroit, MI
County: Wayne County, MI
Country: US
Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery

Marital Information:
married Augusta Marie Younke, 2/21/1884 in Detroit; children: 4, Harriet (Kelch), Leo and 2 others; married Ella Rossow

Number of Children: 4


Military Service:
Occupation: businessman
Race: Caucasian or White

public and high schools of Germany & Chicago, IL

Biographical Sketch:
Of German descent. Son of Herman and Caroline (Jantz) Taube. He emigrated to the U.S. around 1871 and naturalized about 1886. He was engaged in the meat business until 1912 when he retired. He was president of the Auto Bow Co. in Detroit; and vice-president of American Brewing Co. there. He was a Mason and director of Harbonie Society and member of Concordia and Arbeiter societies. Died in Florida.

Notable Facts:
*PolGryd: now, Szczecin, Poland.; SocSecAppl says Dammen Pomme Fed. Rep. of Germany; The 1917 Manual and MIBiog states birth was in Stettin, Germany.

Sessions Served:

Chamber: House
Party: Republican
Committees Served On: Public Health , Religious and Benevolent Societies , State House of Correction & Branch of the State Prison in the Upper Peninsula , State Public School
Postions Held:

City of Residence: Detroit
County of Residence Wayne
District: Wayne 1
District Description:

Date Elected: 11/7/1916
Date Sworn In: 1/3/1917
Date Left Office:

Reason for Leaving Office: N/A
End of Term Status: Departed

Maritial Status: Married


Manual 1917 p.804; PolGryd; MIBiog 2:348; Find-a-Grave.com; USCen 1900, 1910, 1920; SocSecAppl&Claims 1906-2007; DFP 2/27/1945 p.14 col.6