Carl Heinrich Schnauffer
He founded the Baltimore Wecker in the fall of 1851. Before this time, he was one of the editors of the Journal in the city of Mannheim in Baden, Germany. By taking part in the German revolution of 1848-49, he was compelled to leave his native country. After he died, his widow continued the Wecker without interruption.
- J. Thomas Scharf, History of Baltimore City and County from the Earliest Period to the Present Day: Including Biographical Sketches of Their Representative Men. (Philadelphia: L. H. Everts). 1881.