- Staebler, Neil. Out of the Smoke-Filled Room: A Story of Michigan Politics. Ann Arbor, MI: George Wahr Publishing Company, 1991. ISBN 0911586415
- Soapy: A Biography of G. Mennen Williams By Thomas J. Noer Published by University of Michigan Press, 2006 ISBN 0472031864, 9780472031863
STAEBLER, Neil Oliver, a Representative from Michigan; born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., July 11, 1905; graduated from Ann Arbor High School, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1922; B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1926; staff, United States Office of Price Administration, 1942-1943; United States Navy, 1943-1945; chairman, Michigan state Democratic central committee, 1950-1961; member of Democratic National Committee, 1961-1964 and 1965-1968; visiting professor, University of Massachusetts, 1962; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); was not a candidate for reelection to the Eighty-ninth Congress, but was an unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate in 1964; member of the Federal Election Commission, April 1975 to October 1978; died on December 8, 2000, in Ann Arbor, Mich.