BIRTH 27 Feb 1833 Germany
DEATH 2 Feb 1897 Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
BURIAL Walnut Hill Cemetery Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Herman Gustavus Weber was one of Belleville's leading citizens of his day and time.
He was mayor of the city for several terms, sheriff, United States marshal, and a leader in county Democratic politics.
He was the owner of the Belleviller Zeitung, at one time part owner of the News-Democrat, and was in the wholesale liquor business.
Born Neubau near Rheinfalz, Germany.
Married Anna Schuster on April 3, 1857 in St. Clair Co., Ill.
Died of typhoid pneumonia.
In 1874 The Sheriff’s Salary increased to $3000.00 per year.
See information on the Belleville Guards.