Anthony Michalek

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Anthony Michalek
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907
Preceded by James McAndrews
Succeeded by Adolph J. Sabath
Personal details
Born (1878-01-16)January 16, 1878
Radvánov, Bohemia
Died December 21, 1916(1916-12-21) (aged 38)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Republican

Anthony Michalek (January 16, 1878 – December 21, 1916; original surname Michálek) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Michalek was born in Radvánov, Bohemia, and immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Chicago, Illinois in 1878. He attended the common schools, and later became engaged as a bookkeeper.

Michalek was elected as a Republican to the 59th Congress (March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1906 to the 60th Congress and for election in 1908 to the 61st Congress. He served as president and manager of a Chicago musical conservatory.

He died in Chicago on December 21, 1916, and is interred in St. Adalbert's Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James McAndrews
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Adolph J. Sabath

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website