Stanley H. Kunz

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Stanley H. Kunz

Stanley Henry Kunz (September 26, 1864 - April 23, 1946) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, Kunz attended the public schools, St. Ignatius College (Now known as Loyola University Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1888-1890. He served in the State senate 1902-1906. He served as member of the Chicago City council 1891-1921. He served as member of the Democratic county central committee of Cook County 1891-1925. He engaged in the breeding of thoroughbreds and racing horses in Palatine, Illinois from 1910 to 1933. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1912, 1916, and 1924.

Kunz was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1931). He successfully contested the election of Peter C. Granata to the Seventy-second Congress and served from April 5, 1932, to March 3, 1933. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932. He lived in Chicago, Illinois, until his death there on April 23, 1946. He was interred in St. Adalbert's Cemetery.


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