Erie’s German Mayors
Mayor Phillip Becker 1883-1884
Provided electric street lights for the city and
built a new City Hall. 1907-1911 Michael Liebel,
Jr. was perhaps one of Erie’s most popular mayors.
He owned and operated the Liebel Hotel.
Originally the West End Brewery, he formed the
Cascade Brewery in 1889 and sold it in 1906 to Fred