George A. Schroeder

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George A. Schroeder
51st Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives
In office
January 2, 1935 – September 16, 1938
Preceded by Martin R. Bradley
Succeeded by Howard Nugent
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the Wayne County 1st district
In office
1933–1938
Personal details
Born (1894-02-21)February 21, 1894
Died January 10, 1943(1943-01-10) (aged 48)
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Olive

George A. Schroeder was a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1933 through 1938. He served as Speaker of the House during the 58th and 59th Legislatures.[1]

Born to Christian and Fredericka Schroeder in February 1894, George Schroeder was educated in both public and parochial schools in Detroit. He worked for the Packard Motor Car Company as an engineer for ten years.

Elected to the House in 1932, Schroeder was a supporter of Governor Frank Murphy and the New Deal. He was re-elected twice and served as Speaker for his final four years in the House.

Schroeder was an unsuccessful candidate for lieutenant governor in 1938 and became the manager of the Rural Electrification Administration in Ubly.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Schroeder, George A.
  2. ^ Sharp, Nancy Weatherly; Sharp, James Roger (1997). American Legislative Leaders in the Midwest, 1911-1994. Greenwood Publishing Company. p. 212.