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Joseph Castl Knollenberg Edit Profile

also known as Joe Knollenberg

United States Representative from Michigan

Joseph Castl Knollenberg, former United States Representative from Michigan. Chartered Life Underwriter. Recipient Baltic Freedom award, Baltic American Freedom League, 2000, Legislation of Year, American Small Manufactures Coalition, 2004.


Knollenberg, Joseph Castl was born on November 28, 1933 in Mattoon, Illinois, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Social Science, Eastern Illinois University, 1955.


Agent, owner insurance company, 1960-1993. Member United States Congress from 9th Michigan District (formerly 11th), 1993—2009, member budget committee appropriations, member standards of official conduct committees. Served as CPL United States Army, 1955-1957.


  • Chartered Life Underwriter.


Past chairman, Birmingham Cable television Community Advisory Board, 18th District Republican Committee, Republican Committee Oakland County, 1978-1986. Past president St. Bede's Parish Council, Evergreen School Parent-Teachers Association (Birmingham School District), Bloomfield Glens Homeowner's Association, Cranbrook Homeowner's Association. Past coordinator Southfield Ad Hoc Park and Recreation Development Committee.

Past member Southfield Mayor's Wage and Salary Committee. Chairman Candidate Assistance Committee/State Committee, Oakland County Campaign, 1978. Former regional/vice chair 17th District Committee, 1975-1977.

Member Republican State Com. Executive committee member and finance committee Republican Committee Oakland County. Founder, member Republican Leadership Committee Oakland County, since 1984.

Member Allstate Insurance Co's P.A.C. Delegate Republican National Convention, 1980. Delegate to every state convention since 1974.

Member American Society Chartered Life Underwriters, Detroit Association Life Underwriters, Oakland County Lincoln Republican Club, Troy Chamber of Commerce (current vice chairman).


Married Sandie (Moto) Knollenberg. Children: Martin, Stephen.


Martin Knollenberg

Stephen Knollenberg