Biographical Sketch of Ernest Ludwig
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Ludwig, Ernest; Consul of Austria-Hungary for Ohio and Michigan; born, Pozsony, Hungary, 1876; son of John and Sophia L. Ludwig; educated, College of Pozsony, Hungary, and Oriental Academy, Vienna; married, Peking, China, 1903, Sarah Edith Kendrick; military service in the 9th Hussar Regiment (Count Nadasdy); service in China ten years attached to Austro-Hungarian Legation, Peking; 1902, in charge of Legation; 1903, Judge of the mixed court in Shanghai; 1905, Consul in Tientsin; 1908, in Peking, as Chinese sec’y of the Austro-Hungarian Legation; since 1910, Consul in Cleveland, O.; author of numerous books and reports; member of the Imperial Royal Geographical Society of Austria, Touranian Society of Hungary, National Geographical Society of America, Societe Historique of France, Grand Cross Chinese Order of the Double Dragon, Knight of the Order of the Iron Crown, etc.; member Peking Club, Peking, Euclid and Athletic Clubs, Cleveland; Arctic Club, Seattle, Wash.