Anthony Michalek

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Anthony Michalek (January 16, 1878 – December 21, 1916; original surname Michálek) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Michalek was born in Radvánov, Bohemia, and immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Chicago, Illinois in 1878. He attended the common schools, and later became engaged as a bookkeeper.

Michalek was elected as a Republican to the 59th Congress (March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1906 to the 60th Congress and for election in 1908 to the 61st Congress. He served as president and manager of a Chicago musical conservatory.

He died in Chicago on December 21, 1916 and is interred in St. Adalbert's Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James McAndrews
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Adolph J. Sabath

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.