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Carl Louis Nippert (October 11, 1852 - September 5, 1904) was a German engineer and politician, who served as Lieutenant Governor of Ohio in 1902.

Nippert studied engineering at the universities of Karlsruhe, Germany, and Zürich, Switzerland. After finishing his studies in 1874, he started working as an engineer in Frankfurt, Germany. In 1876 he migrated to the United States to work on the construction of the world fair in Philadelphia.

Nippert worked as a school teacher (1877-1889) and principal (since 1891) in Cincinnati. During this time he advocated the German language. In 1891 he became a lawyer. Eight years later he became a member of the senate of Ohio for the Republican party, and in 1901 he became a judge on probation. In 1902 Nippert was Lieutenant Governor of Ohio. [1]

In the United States, Nippert was a member of several German associations.


  • H. Dvorak, Biographisches Lexikon der Deutschen Burschenschaft, Bd. 1, Teil 4, Heidelberg: 2000. ISBN 3-8253-1118-X


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