Alberts, H. A.
Accountant, employed at the German gold mine in Danggogae from 1899 to 1901.
Bauer, Ernst Louis
Assessor and mining engineer, from June 1899 until its closure in late 1903 director of the German gold mine in Danggogae.
Baumann, Paul Friedrich
Merchant and partner of the German trading house Meyer & Co., respectively Wolter & Co., active as a representative of the company in Seoul verifiably from the beginning of the year 1899 to 1915.
Worked at the German gold mine in Danggogae from 1899 to 1901.
Engineer, received a mining license from the Korean government for the Seoncheon district in the North Korean province of Pyongan-bukdo in 1907. The mines were confiscated by Japan in 1914.
Worked at the German gold mine in Danggogae from the end of 1902 until its closure in 1903.
Employed at the German gold mine in Danggogae in 1901 and 1902.
Senior overman, from the end of 1907 until 1910 at the German mines in Seoncheon.
In 1908 and 1909, Ginsberg was employed at the German mines in Seoncheon as senior overman.
Gorschalki, Albert Friedrich
Merchant, first came to Chemulpo in January 1884 and started a trade there. From 1889 to 1892 he took over the management of silkworm farming and the mulberry plantation in Chemulpo from August Maertens. Probably in early 1895, Gorschalki moved to Seoul and opened a merchandise store. From 1911 he lived in Chemulpo as a pensioner until he died in 1917.
Merchant, 1908 to 1910 employee of Wolter & Co. in Chemulpo.
Merchant, documented from 1900 to 1915 employee and partner of the company Meyer, respectively Wolter & Co. in Chemulpo.
Otto F. E. (See also category: "Germans in Korean service")
Customs officer in Pusan. In 1908, he represented a branch of the company Karl Wolter & Co. in Pusan. From 1909 to 1910 he was its head, and from 1910 to verifiably 1915 he was employed at the headquarters in Chemulpo.
Illies, Carl jr.
Merchant, made a business trip from Japan in 1907, which took him to Korea, Manchuria and Sakhalin. During his stay in Korea, he visited the cities of Chemulpo, Seoul and Pusan.
Mining engineer, travelled to Korea in the spring of 1888 to examine the geological conditions in the country and the mines.
Kegel, Friedrich Wilhelm
From 1901 to 1903, he was chief engineer of the German gold mine in Danggogae, and from late 1907 to 1911 chief engineer of the German mines in Seoncheon.
Kegel, W. C.
Mining engineer, late 1907 to 1911 deputy head of the German mines in Seoncheon. Probably the brother of the obove mentioned Friedrich Wilhelm Kegel.
Electrical engineer, in 1908 representative of the company 'Siemens-Schuckert Kankoku Denki Gomei Kaisha' in Chemulpo.
Mining engineer, 1908 and 1909 at the German mines at Seoncheon.
Knochenhauer, Carl Bruno
Assessor and mining engineer, travelled to Korea in February 1898 to select the area for the mine license, which was acquired the previous year. After three expeditions to both the south and north of the country, he chooses the area in Danggogae, a small town near the village of Danghyeon, in the Gimhwa district of Gangwon province. On 20th June 1899 he travelled with Prince Heinrich of Prussia to Tsingtao.
From 1901 to 1902 as an employee at the German mine in Danggogae.
From 1899 to 1902 worked at the German mine in Danggoage.
Merchant, co-owner of the Carlowitz & Co. trading house in Hamburg, made an East Asia trip from October 1909 to March 1910, which took him to China, Korea, Japan, etc.
Lührs, Carl Otto
Merchant, deputy boss and partner of the company E. Meyer & Co. in Chemulpo. On his way from Japan to Korea, Lührs took the German steamer "Hever" from Nagasaki and travelled first to Mokpo on 11th July 1886, to load rice. On 13th July, he reached his destination Chemulpo, where he supported Carl Wolter in setting up the German company. Lührs worked in Korea until 1907.
Maschmke, Ottwin Hugo
Made a trip to Korea in late 1898 and visited the gold mine in Danggogae. From the end of January 1899 to June of the same year, Maschke worked at the German mine and then traveled back to Germany.
On 27th May 1899, Vice Consul Felix Reinsdorf in Seoul applied for a travel authorization for Maschmeyer as a new employee of the gold mine in Danggogae. Maschmeyer worked at the mine until the end of 1900 or early 1901.
Merchant, from 1908 to 1912 employee of the company Wolter & Co.
Meyer, Heinrich Constantin Eduard
Merchant, head of the trading house E. Meyer & Co. and Honorary Consul for Korea in Hamburg since 1886. Meyer visited Korea in 1887 and was received by King Gojong in Seoul in audience. In 1907 he sold his Chemulpo branch to Carl Wolter.
Meyerink, Hermann Friedrich
German merchant from Hongkong, together with his compatriot Hermann he took a trip to Korea, starting at Wonsan. On 2nd October 1899, they met the interpreter of the German legation in Beijing, Otto Franke, in a small village in the diamond mountains in the north of the country.
Mörsel, Ferdinand Heinrich (See also category: "Germans in Korean services")
After 8 years of service in the Korean sea customs, Mörsel founded his own company in Chemulpo in 1892 and worked as a commission agent, broker, auctioneer and licensed pilot. In 1903 he retired and lived in Chemulpo as a pensioner. In 1908 Mörsel died in Tsingtao, the capital of the German colony in China.
Oberlein, C. F.
Merchant, employee of the China & Japan Trading Co. in Osaka, made a business trip to Chemulpo on 14th July 1892.
Merchant, employed by E. Meyer & Co. in Chemulpo from demonstrably 1889 to 1890.
From probably late 1901 to 1902 employed at the German mine in Danggogae.
Merchant from Hamburg, came to Chemulpo at the end of July 1900 as an employee and partner of E. Meyer & Co. After Carl Wolter took over the company in 1907 and returned to Germany the following year, Schirbaum became the head of Carl Wolter & Co. Shortly after the outbreak of the Korean War, he moved to Yokohama with his family and finally returned to Germany in 1963.
Schlüter, F. H.
Merchant, since late 1907 to 1908 employee of Wolter &am; Co. in Chemulpo.
Merchant, worked for Wolter & Co. in Chemulpo from 1907 to 1909.
Merchant, 1892 to 1895 employee of E. Meyer & Co. in Chemulpo.
Senior overman, in 1908 at the German mines in Seoncheon.
From 1900 to late 1903, Strizic worked at the German gold mine in Danggogae.
Worked at the German gold mine in Danggoage from late 1901 to late 1903.
Senior overman, employed at the German mines in Seoncheon in 1909.
Mining engineer, travelled to Korea in 1886 to investigate the geological conditions and mines in the country.
Wolter, Carl Andreas
Merchant and partner of E. Meyer & Co., Hamburg. On 6th June 1884, accompanied by Robert Seitz, Wolter travelled from Shanghai to Korea to set up a branch of the Hamburg company in Chemulpo. In 1907 he took over the company from H. C. Eduard Meyer, renamed it Carl Wolter & Co. and opened a branch in Pusan. The following year he returned to Germany, Hamburg, with his wife and his 8 children and handed over the management of the company to his partner Paul Schirbaum.
Zimmermann, Richard Nicolaus
Mining engineer, assistant to assessor and mining engineer Bruno Knochenhauer, came to Korea in February 1898 to help choose a suitable site for a German gold mine. On 20th June 1899, he left the country.