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Thomas F. Schweigert
Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 37th district
(29th District: 1961-64)

In office
January 1, 1961 – December 31, 1970
Preceded by Frank Andrews
Succeeded by Robert William Davis
Personal details
Born (1917-09-29)September 29, 1917
Detroit, Michigan
Died July 9, 2001(2001-07-09) (aged 83)
Petoskey, Michigan
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Peggy
Alma mater Michigan State University
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Battles/wars World War II

Thomas F. Schweigert (September 29, 1917 – July 9, 2001) was an American Republican politician.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Schweigert graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in forestry. He worked for the United States Forest Service and then founded a private forestry management company. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He served on the Emmet County, Michigan Board of Commissioners. Schweigert then served in the Michigan State Senate 1961-1971 as a Republican; Schweigert was President of the Michigan Senate and acting Lieutenant Governor of Michigan in 1969 serving under Governor William G. Milliken. He died in Petoskey, Michigan where he lived.[1][2]


Political offices
Preceded by
William G. Milliken
Lieutenant Governor of Michigan
Succeeded by
James H. Brickley

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