Gilbert A. Currie
|Gilbert Archibald Currie|
Currie circa 1917
|41st Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives|
January 1, 1913 – December 31, 1914
|Governor||Woodbridge N. Ferris|
|Preceded by||Herbert F. Baker|
|Succeeded by||Charles W. Smith|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 10th district
March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1921
|Preceded by||George A. Loud|
|Succeeded by||Roy O. Woodruff|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the Midland County district
|Born||Gilbert Archibald Currie
September 19, 1882
Midland Township, Michigan
|Died||June 5, 1960
|Resting place||Midland Cemetery, Midland, Michigan|
Currie was born in Midland Township, Michigan, attended the district school, Midland High School, and graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1905. He was admitted to the Michigan bar in 1905 and commenced practice in Midland. He was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives, 1909–1915, serving as Speaker of the House during the 47th Legislature.
Currie was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination in 1914 to the 64th Congress. In 1916, he was elected from Michigan's 10th congressional district to the 65th Congress and was reelected in 1918 to the 66th, serving from March 4, 1917 to March 3, 1921. He was unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1920.
After leaving Congress, Currie resumed the practice of law and also engaged in the banking business until his death in Midland at the age of 77. He was interred in Midland Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Gilbert A. Currie (id: C000998)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
|United States House of Representatives|
George A. Loud
|United States Representative for the 10th Congressional District of Michigan
Roy O. Woodruff