MICHALEK, Anthony, (1878 - 1916)


MICHALEK, Anthony, a Representative from Illinois; born in Radvanov, Bohemia, January 16, 1878; immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Chicago, Ill., in 1878; attended the common schools; became engaged as a bookkeeper; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1907); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1906 to the Sixtieth Congress and for election in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress; president and manager of the musical conservatory, Chicago, Ill.; died in Chicago, Ill., December 21, 1916; interment in St. Adalbert’s Cemetery.