George Van Peursem
|George M. VanPeursem|
|55th Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives|
|Governor||G. Mennen Williams|
|Preceded by||Wade Van Valkenburg|
|Succeeded by||Don R. Pears|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives|
from the Ottawa County district
|34th Chairman of the Michigan Republican Party|
|Preceded by||Lawrence Lindemer|
|Succeeded by||Arthur G. Elliott, Jr.|
June 20, 1998|
Grand Ledge, Michigan
George Van Peursem (1912 – June 20, 1998) was an American politician from the State of Michigan.
Van Peursem was born in 1912 and was a resident of Zeeland, Michigan. He was a member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Ottawa County from 1951 until he resigned in 1959. He was Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives from 1957 to 1958. He served as Chairman of the Michigan Republican Party from 1961 to 1963. He served as Lansing representative of the Michigan Manufacturers Association from 1963 until becoming president in 1972, serving until 1979.
George Van Peursem died in Grand Ledge, Michigan, on June 20, 1998, at the age of 85.
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