Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Schafer, John Charles

Schafer, John Charles, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Milwaukee, Wis., May 7, 1893; attended the public schools of Wauwatosa and West Allis High School; employed in the office of the Allis-Chalmers Co.; during the First World War enlisted in the Thirteenth Engineers on May 24, 1917, and served twenty-two months in France with the French Fourth Army at Champagne and with the French Second Army at Verdun, St. Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne and was discharged on May 14, 1919; engaged as a locomotive engineer on the Chicago & North Western Railroad; member of Wauwatosa School Board, district No. 11; member of the State assembly in 1921; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress and for election in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress and in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress; elected to the Seventy-sixth Congress (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1941); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress and for election in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress; unsuccessfully contested the election of Congressman Wasielewski in the Seventy-eighth Congress; engaged in the sale of automotive electrical equipment and in the insurance business; is a resident of Milwaukee, Wis.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Schafer, John Charles," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1782 Original Sources, accessed September 24, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CNDXT3J2WWSXK2T.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Schafer, John Charles." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1782, Original Sources. 24 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CNDXT3J2WWSXK2T.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Schafer, John Charles' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1782. Original Sources, retrieved 24 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CNDXT3J2WWSXK2T.