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Konrad Krez immigrated to the United States from German and is known as one of several "1848'ers" who fled Germany because of political repression. Krez was born in Landau, Germany in 1928. In the United States he took up residence in Wisconsin. He was a lawyer, poet, and active in Wisconsin politics. He died in 1897 in Milwaukee.
Konrad Krez, Aus Wiskonsin: Gedichte (New York: E. Steiger, 1875)
Wolfgang Diehl, Konrad Krez: Freiheitskämpfer und Dichter in Deutschland und Amerika—sein Leben und eine Auswahl aus dem Werk (Landau, Germany: Pfälzische Verlagsanstalt, 1988)
Konrad Krez and the Wisconsin Volunteers, 27th Regiment Records
Research Resources: The 1948ers