Philip B. Wachtel
|Philip B. Wachtel|
|32nd Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives|
January 7, 1891 – August 8, 1892
|Preceded by||Gerrit J. Diekema|
|Succeeded by||William A. Tateum|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the Cheboygan district
January 2, 1889 – 1894
|Mayor of Petoskey|
April 2, 1900 – March 31, 1901
|Preceded by||Myron L. Barber|
|Succeeded by||Eugene L. Rose|
|President of the Village of Petoskey|
|Preceded by||William L. Curtis|
|Succeeded by||Henry T. Calkins|
|Born||c. October 27, 1851
|Died||November 14, 1913 (age 62) |
|Fusion Party (1886)|
Philip B. Wachtel was a Democratic politician from Michigan who served in the Michigan House of Representatives, including as Speaker of the House during the 36th Legislature. He also served, prior to his election to the House, as village president and later, after his service in the House, as mayor of Petoskey.
Wachtel died on November 14, 1913 in Petoskey.
- The Political Graveyard: Mayors and Village Presidents of Petoskey
- The 1889 Michigan Manual states that Wachtel "reached his thirty-seventh year ten days before he was elected Representative."
- Official Directory and Legislative Manual of the State of Michigan for the Years 1889-90
- "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHFF-L4F : accessed 16 December 2015), Philip B. Wachtel, 14 Nov 1913; citing Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan, reference cn 252; FHL microfilm 966,504.
- The Political Graveyard: Wachtel, Philip B.
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