Matthew McNeely

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Matthew McNeely
71st Speaker pro tempore of the Michigan House of Representatives
In office
January 10, 1973 – December 30, 1986
Preceded by Stanley J. Davis
Succeeded by Teola Pearl Hunter
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 3rd district
26th District (1965-1972)
16th District (1973-1982)
In office
January 1, 1965 – December 31, 1986
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by Ilona Varga
Personal details
Born (1920-05-11)May 11, 1920
Millen, Georgia
Died September 11, 2002(2002-09-11) (aged 82)
Political party Democratic

Matthew McNeely (May 11, 1920 – September 11, 2002) was a Michigan state politician. He served for over 20 years in the Michigan House of Representatives and was speaker pro tempore of the House for a record 18 years. In recognition of his service in the chair, the House voted to make McNeely Speaker pro tempore emeritus.[1]


  1. ^ "H.B. 4436: FIRST ANALYSIS - MATT MCNEELY BOULEVARD". 1920-05-11. Retrieved 2012-01-09. 

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