Edward Schoeneck

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Edward Schoeneck

Edward Schoeneck (August 1, 1875 Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York - June 22, 1951 Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician. He was the Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1915 to 1918.

Life[edit]

He studied law at Syracuse University and was admitted to the bar in 1903. In 1902, he was elected to the Board of Supervisors of Onondaga County. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Onondaga Co., 2nd D.) in 1904, 1905, 1906 and 1907. He was Mayor of Syracuse from 1910 to 1913.

In 1910, he ran for Lieutenant Governor on the ticket with Henry Lewis Stimson, but was defeated. He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1915 to 1918, elected on the Republican ticket in 1914 and 1916 with Governor Charles S. Whitman, but both were defeated for re-election in 1918.

He was a delegate to the New York State Convention to ratify the 21st Amendment in 1933.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Frederick D. Traub
New York State Assembly
Onondaga County, 2nd District

1904–1906
Succeeded by
Fred W. Hammond
Preceded by
Charles H. Gregory
New York State Assembly
Onondaga County, 1st District

1907
Succeeded by
John C. McLaughlin
Preceded by
Robert F. Wagner
Acting
Lieutenant Governor of New York
1915–1918
Succeeded by
Harry C. Walker