|64th Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives|
January 8, 1997 – December 31, 1998
|Preceded by||Paul Hillegonds|
|Succeeded by||Charles R. Perricone|
|Co-Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives|
January 13, 1993 – December 31, 1994
Serving with Paul Hillegonds
|Preceded by||Lew Dodak|
|Succeeded by||Paul Hillegonds|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 2nd district
12th District (1981-1992)
January 1, 1981 – December 31, 1998
|Preceded by||Dennis M. Hertel|
|Succeeded by||LaMar Lemmons III|
March 7, 1953|
|Died||March 27, 2016(aged 63)|
|Children||Curtis, Matthew, Lisa, Kevin|
|Alma mater||Wayne State University|
Curtis Hertel (March 7, 1953 – March 27, 2016) was the co-speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1993-1994, during the time when the house was split evenly between Republicans and Democrats. He was a Democrat. He shared the speakership with Republican Paul Hillegonds.
Hertel holds a bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.
Hertel was first elected to the State House of Representatives in 1980. His predecessor as speaker of the Michigan House, Lew Dodak, was voted out of office in the 1992 election.
In all Hertel served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 1980 until 1998.
- Daniel Loepp. Sharing the Balance of Power: An Examinnation of Shared Power in the Michigan House of Representatives, 1993-94. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1999.
- Project Vote Smart bio of Hertel