05/31/1949 - 01/15/2021

SCHWEDER, J. Michael, a Representative from Northampton County; born in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa., May 31, 1949; attended Liberty High School, 1967; B.A., Lycoming College, 1971; teacher, Salisbury High School; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1974, 1976 and 1978; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1980); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1980); government affairs, Air Products and Chemicals (1980-1983); government affairs and management, AT&T (1983-2000); elected, council, Bethlehem (1998-2010); president, AT&T New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, DC (2000-2018); board of trustees, Lycoming College (2016-2021); died, January 15, 2021 in Yardley, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.


Oral History

Rep. J. Michael Schweder Oral History, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives (January 9, 2009)


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