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Congressman

Michael Liebel, Jr. was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Liebel was the Democratic representative of the 25th District of Pennsylvania to the Sixty-fourth Congress from 1915 to 1917. He was not a candidate for renomination. He resumed his former business activities, and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1927. Interment was at Trinity Cemetery in Erie.

Career

He was an accountant in the office of the New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad at Buffalo for five years. He returned to Erie and engaged in the hardware business, and later organized and was secretary-treasurer of a brewery company. In 1911, he organized and became president of the Vulcan Rubber Company. He served as mayor of Erie from 1906 to 1911. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions of 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, and 1924.