Anthony A. Fleger

Anthony Alfred Fleger ( born October 21, 1900 in Austria - Hungary, † July 16, 1963 in Alexandria, Virginia ) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. From 1937 to 1939 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 22th Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


Anthony Alfred Fleger was born in 1900 in Austria - Hungary. In 1903 he emigrated with his parents to the United States, who settled in Cleveland. There he attended the public schools and studied law at Cleveland State University. In 1926 he finished his studies and was admitted to the bar. He was then working as a lawyer in Cleveland. He moved to Parma to Ohio, where he was from 1930 to 1932 referees. 1932 Fleger was elected to the House of Representatives from Ohio. His office he stepped up to 1933 and even appeared in the same year back because he was elected interim mayor of Parma. He served two years from 1934 to 1935 in this function.

In the congressional elections in 1936 Fleger was chosen as the candidate of the Democratic Party to represent the 22nd District of Ohio. He represented the 22th District for a term in the House of Representatives elections failed in 1938 and 1940. After a short time as a lawyer in Cleveland, he was from 1941 to 1950 Advisor to the United States Attorney General. He then worked for 3 years as a lawyer in the Justice Department. He was back working as a lawyer, this time in Washington, DC. He lived at that time in Oxon Hill, Maryland. 1963 Fleger died in Alexandria in Virginia. He was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Brook Park.