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François Charles Pierre Schneiter (13 April 1905 – 19 March 1979) was a French politician.

Pierre Schneiter
Born 13 April 1905
Died 19 March 1979
Occupation Politician
Spouse(s) Marguerite Fandre
Children 5, including Jean-Louis Schneiter
Parent(s) Charles Albert Schneiter
Jeanne Marie Alice Sart

Pierre Schneiter was born in Reims, elder son of Charles Albert Schneiter, a vintner, and Jeanne Marie Alice Sart. Charles Schneiter's father was a watchmaker from Bern, whose ancestors had come from Bavaria. Pierre's only sibling François (Marie François André Schneiter) was born in 1914. The brothers followed their father into the wine trade. Pierre married Marguerite Marie Thérèse Fandre in 1931. Their son Jean-Louis (born 1933) was mayor of Reims until 2008.

Both Schneiter brothers were active in the French Resistance during the Second World War. François was arrested by the Gestapo in 1944 and executed at Tournes on 29 August 1944.

In 1946 Pierre Schneiter was elected as a candidate for the Popular Republican Movement to represent Marne in the National Assembly. He served as Assistant-Secretary for Foreign Affairs and as Secretary for German Affairs for before being appointed Minister of Health in 1948, serving until 11 August 1951. He replaced André Le Troquer as President of the National Assembly for a short period in early 1955. He left the National Assembly in 1958.

Schneiter was mayor of Reims from 1957 to 1959. He was made an Officer of the Légion d'honneur.

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