Adolf Kraus

A. N. Marquis Co.

Kraus, Adolf, lawyer; b. Bohemia, Feb. 26, 1850; s. Jonas and Ludmila K; ed. in Bohemia; came to U.S., 1865; m. Mathilde Hirsh, Jan. 7, 1877; children — Albert, Paula (Mrs. Victor Weil), Harry, Milton. Admitted to bar, 1877, and practiced at Chicago as mem. Kraus, Goodwin, Smietanka & Rickard (retired). Mem. Chicago Bd. Edn., 1881-87 (pres. 1884-86); corp. counsel, Chicago, 1893; pub and editor, Chicago Times, 1894; pres. Civil Service Commn., Chicago, 1897-98; Internat. pres. of B'nai B'rith, 1905 —. Home: Chicago, Ill. Died Oct. 22, 1928.


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