George J. Schneider

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George J. Schneider
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 8th district
In office
January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939
Preceded by James F. Hughes
Succeeded by Joshua L. Johns
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1933
Preceded by David G. Classon
Succeeded by James A. Frear
Personal details
Born (1877-10-30)October 30, 1877
Grand Chute, Wisconsin
Died March 12, 1939(1939-03-12) (aged 61)
Toledo, Ohio
Political party Wisconsin Progressive Party

Republican

George John Schneider (October 30, 1877 – March 12, 1939) was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.[1]

Born in the town of Grand Chute, Wisconsin, Schneider moved to Appleton with his parents, and attended the public schools there. He learned the trade of paper making, and became active in his trade union. He served as vice-president of the International Brotherhood of Paper Makers from 1909-1927. He served on the executive board of the Wisconsin State Federation of Labor from 1921-1928.

Public office[edit]

Schneider was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth through Seventy-second Congresses (March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1933). During this time in congress he was the representative of Wisconsin's 9th congressional district. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress.

After the split between the Wisconsin Republican Party and the Wisconsin Progressive Party, Schneider was elected as a member of the Progressive Party to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939). This time he was the representative of Wisconsin's 8th congressional district. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress.

After Congress[edit]

He resumed labor activities and died in Toledo, Ohio, on March 12, 1939, while attending a labor meeting. He was interred in Riverside Cemetery in Appleton.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
David G. Classon
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 9th congressional district

March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1933
Succeeded by
James A. Frear
Preceded by
James F. Hughes
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 8th congressional district

January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1939
Succeeded by
Joshua L. Johns