Mike Kreidler

Myron Bradford "Mike" Kreidler ( born September 28, 1943 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American politician. Between 1993 and 1995 he represented the State of Washington in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Mike Kreidler visited until 1967 Pacific University in Oregon. Later he studied, among others, at the University of California at Los Angeles optometry. In the years 1970 to 1971 and again in 1991 he was a member of the U.S. Army Reserve. He was used in the Vietnam War and the Second Gulf War. Between 1972 and until 1992 was Kreidler ophthalmologist of the Group Health Cooperative in Olympia (Washington). He was also a 1973 to 1977 the board of the North Thurston School District on.

Politically, Kreidler joined the Democratic Party. Between 1977 and 1984 he was a member of the House of Representatives of Washington from 1985 to 1992 he was a member of the State Senate. In the congressional elections of 1992, he was ninth in the newly created constituency of his state in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he entered on January 3, 1993 to his new mandate. As he defeated Republican Randy Tate already at the next elections in 1994, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until January 3, 1995.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000 Kreidler Insurance Commissioner of the State Government of Washington in the year. He held this position until today. Private Kreidler lives with his wife Lela in Lacey. The couple has three grown children.