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  Schneider, George J.
NameGeorge J. Schneider
Appleton, Wisconsin , United States
Born October 30, 1877
DiedMarch 12, 1939 (61 years)
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Jan 01, 2015 12:04am
Infoborn in the town of Grand Chute, Outagamie County, Wis., October 30, 1877; moved to Appleton with his parents, attended the public schools of Appleton, Wis.; learned the trade of paper making; vice president of the International Brotherhood of Paper Makers 1909-1927; member of the executive board of the Wisconsin State Federation of Labor 1921-1928; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth through Seventy-second Congresses (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress; elected as a Progressive to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; resumed labor activities and died in Toledo, Ohio, March 12, 1939, while attending a labor meeting; interment in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wis.


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