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History and GovernmentCongressional BiographiesPennsylvania

Michael LIEBEL, Jr.

(1870-1927)

LIEBEL, Michael, Jr., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Erie, Pa., December 12, 1870; attended the public schools of Erie; was graduated from Canisius College, Buffalo, N.Y.; accountant in the office of the New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad at Buffalo for five years; returned to Erie, Pa., and engaged in the hardware business, and later organized and was secretary-treasurer of a brewery company; in 1911 organized and became president of the Vulcan Rubber Co.; mayor of Erie, Pa., 1906-1911; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, and 1924; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1917); was not a candidate for renomination in 1916; resumed his former business activities; died in Philadelphia, Pa., August 8, 1927; interment in Trinity Cemetery, Erie, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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