SCHUETZ, Leonard William (1887-1944)

SCHUETZ, LEONARD WILLIAM, a Representative from Illinois; born in Posen, Germany (later Poland), November 16, 1887; in 1888 immigrated to the United States with his father, who settled in Chicago, Ill.; attended the public schools, Lane Technical High School, and Bryant and Stratton Business College, Chicago, Ill.; 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; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1931, until his death in Washington, D.C., on February 13, 1944; interment in St. Adabert's Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.

American Philosophical Association Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: In the Henry B. Ward Papers, 1859-1942, 1.75 Linear feet.
Persons represented include Leonard W. Schuetz.


The Newberry Library
Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections
Chicago, IL
Papers: In the Carter H. Harrison IV Papers, ca. 1637-1953, 11.25 cubic feet.
Correspondents include Leonard W. Schuetz.


Stanford University Libraries
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, CA
Papers: In the Elmer E. Robinson Americana Papers, 1765-1950, 1.75 linear feet.
Persons represented include Leonard W. Schuetz.


University of Texas at Austin
Briscoe Center for American History
Austin, TX
Papers: In the Sam Rayburn Papers, ca. 1831-2007, approximately 119 feet.
Persons represented include Leonard W. Schuetz.