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John B. Sosnowski

Born: Dec 8, 1883

Death: Jul 16, 1968

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

John B. Sosnowski

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1883
Date of Death : Jul 16, 1968

John Bartholomew Sosnowski was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Sosnowski was born in a Polish family in Detroit, Michigan and attended the parochial and Army schools. During the Spanish-American War he enlisted as a private in the Seventh Regiment, United States Cavalry, and served in Cuba and the Philippines. After the close of the war, he continued in the service and was on detached duty at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. He was honorably discharged on December 26, 1906, and returned to Detroit where he engaged in the real estate and brokerage business. Sosnowski rose to the rank of captain and adjutant in the Thirty-first Regiment, Infantry, Michigan Army National Guard, from 1909 to 1916, with service on the Mexican border in 1916. He was a member and chairman of the board of water commissioners of the city of Detroit from 1918 to 1924. Sosnowski was elected as a Republican from Michigan's first congressional district to the Sixty-ninth Congress, serving from March 4, 1925 to March 3, 1927. He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination in 1926, when his 1924 Democratic rival, Robert H.

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