Born: March 2, 1829
Birthplace: Liblar, Germany
Died: May 14, 1906
Occupation: Journalist, Lawyer, and Politician
Profile: First German-born American elected to the United States Senate in 1869.
Number of Quotes: 1
American people ... will not fail to recognize that our dignity, our free institutions and the peace and welfare of this and coming generations of Americans will be secure only as we cling to the watchword of true patriotism:Our country - when right to be kept right; when wrong to be put right.