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