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George Blaine SCHWABE

(1886-1952)

SCHWABE, George Blaine, (brother of Max Schwabe), a Representative from Oklahoma; born in Arthur, Vernon County, Mo., July 26, 1886; attended the country and town schools of Pettis County, Mo., and Sedalia (Mo.) High School; in 1910 was graduated from the law department of the University of Missouri at Columbia; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Columbia, Mo.; moved to Nowata, Okla., in 1911 and continued the practice of law; mayor of Nowata, Okla., in 1913 and 1914; member of the Nowata Board of Education 1918-1922; member of the State house of representatives from Nowata County 1918-1922, serving as speaker in 1921 and 1922; moved to Tulsa, Okla., in 1922 and continued the practice of law; chairman of the Republican county committee of Tulsa County, Okla., 1928-1936; delegate to all Republican State conventions after 1912 and to the Republican National Convention in 1936; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-ninth and Eightieth Congresses (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress; elected to the Eighty-second Congress and served from January 3, 1951, until his death in Alexandria, Va., April 2, 1952; interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Okla.

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

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