Norman Schneider

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Norman Schneider
Member of Parliament
for Waterloo North
In office
Preceded byLouis Orville Breithaupt
Succeeded byOscar William Weichel
Personal details
Norman C. Schneider

(1888-12-09)9 December 1888
Kitchener, Ontario
Died26 August 1985(1985-08-26) (aged 96)
Kitchener, Ontario
Political partyLiberal
ResidenceKitchener, Ontario
Professionfood industry

Norman C. Schneider (9 December 1888 – 26 August 1985) was a Canadian politician and businessman.

Born in Kitchener, Ontario, he was the son of J. M. Schneider, the founder of the meat packing company bearing his name (now owned by Maple Leaf Foods). He joined the family business in 1911 eventually becoming vice-president, president and chairman of the board before retiring in 1970.

In a 1952 by-election, he was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the Ontario riding of Waterloo North. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1953 and 1957. He was defeated in 1958.

He died in his home in Kitchener in 1985.[1]


  1. ^ "Norman Schneider Former Liberal MP ran packing house". The Globe and Mail. 27 August 1985.

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