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Leonard William Schuetz
was a U.S. Representative
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Born in Posen, Germany (later Poland), SchuetzIn 1888 immigrated to the United States with his father, who settled in Chicago, Illinois.
He attended the public schools, Lane Technical High School, and Bryant and Stratton Business College, Chicago, Illinois.
He engaged as a stenographer and secretary until 1906, when he became associated with Swift &.
Co. in an executive capacity.
Organized the Schuetz Construction Co. in 1923 and served as its president and treasurer.
Schuetz was elected as a Democrat
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to the Seventy-second
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and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1931, until his death in Washington, D.C.
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, on February 13, 1944.
He was interred in St. Adabert's Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois.