Schwabe was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-first Congress in 1948. Missouri State director, Farmers Home Administration, United States Department of Agriculture from 1953 to 1961. He died on July 31, 1983, in Columbia, Missouri. He was interred in Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Missouri.
|United States House of Representatives|
William L. Nelson
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 2nd congressional district
Morgan M. Moulder