Walter Bruno Zeisler (b.188) was a 17
year old student at the University of Chicago. His
parents, Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Zeisler, were on a
train when they opened a newspaper and learned of
their son's death.
Joseph Zeisler (1858-1919)
immigrated from Austria as a teenager with his
parents in 1886. His wife, Teresa "Relli" Feuchtman
Zeisler (1864-1945) also came as a teen with
her family, 1885.
Walter B. Zeisler was the oldest of three children. The family was
prosperous enough to afford two live-in servants and
owned their home at 3256 Lake Park. Dr. Zeisler was a well known dermatologist as well as a
professor at Northwestern. His brother,
mentioned in the accompanying newspaper clipping, Sigmund Zeisler, was a prominent Chicago