Gilbert A. Currie

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The Honorable
Gilbert A. Currie
41st Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives
In office
January 1, 1913 – December 31, 1914
Governor Woodbridge N. Ferris
Preceded by Herbert F. Baker
Succeeded by Charles W. Smith
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 10th district
In office
January 3, 1917 – January 3, 1921
Preceded by George A. Loud
Succeeded by Roy O. Woodruff
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the Midland County district
In office
1909–1915
Personal details
Born Gilbert Archibald Currie
(1882-09-19)September 19, 1882
Midland Township, Michigan
Died June 5, 1960(1960-06-05) (aged 77)
Midland, Michigan
Resting place Midland Cemetery, Midland, Michigan
Political party Republican
Residence Midland, Michigan

Gilbert Archibald Currie (September 19, 1882 - June 5, 1960) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.

Currie was born in Midland Township, Michigan, attended the district school, Midland High School, and graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1905. He was admitted to the Michigan bar in 1905 and commenced practice in Midland. He was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives, 1909–1915, serving as Speaker of the House during the 47th Legislature.

Currie was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination in 1914 to the 64th Congress. In 1916, he was elected from Michigan's 10th congressional district to the 65th Congress and was reelected in 1918 to the 66th, serving from March 4, 1917 to March 3, 1921. He was unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1920.

After leaving Congress, Currie resumed the practice of law and also engaged in the banking business until his death in Midland at the age of 77. He was interred in Midland Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George A. Loud
United States Representative for the 10th Congressional District of Michigan
1917–1921
Succeeded by
Roy O. Woodruff