|Name||Thomas F. Schweigert|
Petoskey, Michigan , United States
|| September 29, 1917
|Died||July 09, 2001
Aug 04, 2021 03:07pm
|Info||Lt. Thomas F. Schweigert |
Served 3 terms on the Emmet County Board of Supervisors.
Elected to the Michigan Senate from the 29th District in 1960 and 1962.
Elected to the Michigan Senate from the 37th District in 1966.
Former State Senator Thomas F. Schweigert, 83, of Petoskey, died on July 9, 2001, at Northern Michigan Hospital.
Mr. Schweigert was born on Sept. 29, 1917, in Detroit. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1939 with a degree in forestry.
On July 3, 1943, he married Margaret "Peggy" Chapman in Detroit.
Mr. Schweigert served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army from 1943 until 1946.
After serving as a forester in the U.S. Forest Service, Mr. Schweigert founded a private forest management business in Petoskey in 1948, pioneering in the field of consulting forestry. During this time, he served in many capacities in local government, including three terms on the Emmet County Board of Supervisors.