MEADER, George, (1907 - 1994)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

MEADER, George, a Representative from Michigan; born in Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich., September 13, 1907; attended the public schools of various cities in Michigan; student at Ohio Wesleyan University, 1923-1925; was graduated from the University of Michigan, A.B., 1927 and from the University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1931; was admitted to the bar in 1932 and commenced the practice of law in Ann Arbor, Mich.; prosecuting attorney of Washtenaw County, Mich., 1941-1943; assistant counsel, United States Senate special committee investigating the national defense program, from July 1, 1943, to October 1, 1945, and chief counsel from October 1, 1945, to July 15, 1947, practiced law, 1948-1950; chief counsel, United States Senate Banking and Currency subcommittee investigating the Reconstruction Finance Corporation in 1950; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; associate counsel, Joint Committee on the Organization of the Congress, March 1965 to April 1967, and chief counsel to September 1968; resumed private practice of law; staff counsel, Joint Committee on Congressional Operations, 1971-1975; died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., on October 15, 1994; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Mich.