Emil Anneke

Emil Anneke (December 13, 1823 in Dortmund as Emil Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Annecke - October 27, 1888 in Bay City, Michigan, United States) was a German revolutionary and Forty-Eighter and American journalist, lawyer and politician (Republican Party). From 1863 until 1866 he served as Michigan Auditor General, the first Republican serving in that position. Emil was the younger brother of U.S. colonel and former German revolutionary commander Fritz Anneke, his sister-in-law was the famous German-American writer, college founder, abolitionist and suffragette Mathilde Anneke.


  • Michigan Historical Commission: Michigan biographies, including members of Congress [...]. Band I, Michigan Historical Commission, Lansing 1924
  • John Andrew Russell: The Germanic Influence in the Making of Michigan. University, Detroit 1927
  • Heinrich Annecke: Die Bauernfamilie Annecke in Schadeleben und ihre Stammfolge. In: Deutsches Familienarchiv. Band 13, 1960, p. 116–140 (p. 129 briefly about Emil Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Annecke) ISSN 0012-1266
Political offices
Preceded by
Langford G. Berry
Michigan Auditor General
Succeeded by
William Humphrey
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