Leopold Markbreit

Leopold Markbreit
Mayor of Cincinnati
In office
Preceded by Edward J. Dempsey
Succeeded by John Galvin
Personal details
Born 1842
Died 1909
Resting place Spring Grove Cemetery
Political party Republican

Leopold Markbreit (1842–1909) was a German-American Republican politician in Cincinnati, Ohio. The half-brother of Frederick Hassaurek, Markbreit was a lawyer who was briefly the law partner of Rutherford B. Hayes. President Ulysses S. Grant appointed him Minister to Bolivia in 1869. He later served as Mayor of Cincinnati from 1908-1909.

He served as a presidential elector in 1896 for McKinley and Hobart.[1]


  1. Taylor 1899 : vol. 2, 136

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