Arthur C. Lueder

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Leuder in 1923

Arthur Charles Lueder (March 12, 1876 – May 7, 1957) was an American lawyer businessman, and politician.

Born in Elmhurst, Illinois, Lueder served in the United States Army during the Spanish–American War. He graduated from Elmhurst College and from the University of Chicago Law School. He was a lawyer and was in the real estate business. In the spring of 1923 he ran for Mayor of Chicago Republican Party ticket. He soon after ran for Illinois Secretary of State, again on the Republican ticket. From 1922 to 1934, Smith served as postmaster of Chicago, Illinois. From 1941 to 1949, Lueder served as Illinois Auditor of Public Accounts. He died at his daughter's home in Lombard, Illinois after undergoing surgery.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Illinois Blue Book 1947–1948, "Biographical Sketch of Arthur C. Lueder," pg. 88
  2. ^ Official Reference Book-Press Club of Chicago, Press Book of Chicago: 1922, "Biographical Sketch of Arthur Charles Lueder," pg. 24
  3. ^ 'A. C. Lueder, 81 Postmaster 12 Years Dies,' Chicago Tribune, May 8, 1957, part 3, pg. 12
Political offices
Preceded by
Edward J. Barrett
Illinois Auditor of Public Accounts
Succeeded by
Benjamin O. Cooper