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Edwin Martin Schaefer
Birth: May 14, 1887
Belleville
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1950
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

US Congressman. He represented the 12th Congressional district of Illinois as a Democrat from 1933 to 1943, serving five terms. He was born in Belleville, Illinois, and attended the Western Military Academy in Alton, Illinois and the University of Illinois at Urbana. In 1910, he graduated from Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri, and worked for the Morris and Company packers in East Saint Louis, Illinois, from 1913 until 1928. He served in Saint Clair County, Illinois public offices, first as the assistant recorder of deeds from 1928 to 1930 and as the county treasurer from 1930 to 1932. In November 1932, he was elected to the US Congress, serving until January 3, 1943. After his public service, he was a member of the board of directors of Griesediech-Western Brewery Company in Belleville Illinois until his death. He died in Saint Louis, Missouri. (bio by: William Bjornstad) 
 
Burial:
Walnut Hill Cemetery
Belleville
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Plot: On Silent Avenue, across from Governor John Reynolds. Original subdivision, Lot 191, Grave 12
 
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Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Sep 20, 2002
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Edwin Martin Schaefer
Added by: William Bjornstad
 
Edwin Martin Schaefer
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Edwin Martin Schaefer
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Thank you for your public service in the US Congress. May you rest in peace.
- William Bjornstad
 Added: Dec. 15, 2012
It was good to find you, another ancestor.Terri Schaefer Eddlemon Prim
- Terri Prim
 Added: Mar. 24, 2012

- Åke Frisk
 Added: Nov. 8, 2010
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