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Carl May WEIDEMAN

(1898-1972)

WEIDEMAN, Carl May, a Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 5, 1898; attended the public schools and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor from 1914 until the outbreak of the First World War; attended the Naval Officers Training School at Ann Arbor, Mich.; enlisted in the United States Navy as an apprentice seaman; member of the United States Naval Reserve 1918-1922; Detroit (Mich.) College of Law, LL.B., in 1921 but was previously admitted to the bar in 1920; commenced practice in Detroit, Mich.; delegate to the Democratic State conventions 1932-1944 and to the Democratic National Convention in 1940; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third Congress (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Detroit, Mich.; elected circuit court commissioner of Wayne County, Mich., in 1936, 1942, and 1948, and served from January 1, 1937, to April 30, 1950; circuit judge for the third judicial circuit of the State of Michigan May 1, 1950-September 15, 1968; resided in Grosse Pointe Park, Mich., where he died March 5, 1972; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.

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

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