John P. Jaeckel

John P. Jaeckel

John P. Jaeckel (April 22, 1865 Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York - June 16, 1941 Auburn, Cayuga County, New York) was an American politician.


His was born of German parents at Syracuse, N.Y., but the family removed soon to Auburn, N.Y. He worked as a money-order clerk at the Auburn post-office, and later as a confidential clerk and bookkeeper for a coal dealer.

As a Republican, he was Auburn City Treasurer from 1895 to 1898, and New York State Treasurer from 1899 to 1902.

On October 29, 1901, he was the foreman of the witnesses to the execution of Leon Czolgosz at Auburn State Prison.

He was President of the State Prison Commission, and a member of the Board of Parole which in 1904 denied number racketeer Albert J. Adams's application for parole.

In 1920, he was chosen the first Auburn City Manager.


* [] Political Graveyard
* [] The Republican nominees, in NYT on September 28, 1898
* [] Czolgosz's execution, in NYT on October 30, 1901
* [] Parole denied, in NYT on April 6, 1904 (giving wrong middle initial "T.")
* [] His report to the State Commission of Prisons, in NYT on January 19, 1905
* [] Prospective candidates for Congress, in NYT on June 11, 1922

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