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Guide to the Keppler Family Papers
1840 - 1957
  MS 346

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Biographical Note

1838 Joseph Keppler born in Vienna, Austria.
1867 Joseph Keppler emigrates to United States.
1871 Joseph Keppler and Adolph Schwarzmann create Puck Magazine in St. Louis; it fails.
1872 Udo J. Keppler born.
1876 Joseph Keppler and Adolph Schwarzmann resurrect Puck Magazine in New York.
1877 English version of Puck Magazine begins publication.
1891 Udo Keppler joins the staff of Puck Magazine.
1894 Joseph Keppler dies; Udo Keppler changes his name to Joseph Keppler, Jr. in honor of his father.
1899 Udo Keppler elected honorary chief of Seneca Indians.
1917 Puck Magazine sold to William Randolph Hearst.
1918 Puck Magazine closes.
1956 Udo Keppler dies in La Jolla, California.