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George John SCHNEIDER

(1877-1939)

SCHNEIDER, George John, a Representative from Wisconsin; born 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.

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

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