SCHWABE, Max, (1905 - 1983)


Campaign postcard (detail), 1948, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

SCHWABE, Max, (brother of George Blaine Schwabe), a Representative from Missouri; born in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., December 6, 1905; attended the University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.; insurance agent; farmer; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-first Congress in 1948; Missouri State director, Farmers Home Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, 1953-1961; died on July 31, 1983, in Columbia, Mo.; interment in Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Mo.