|Birth||2 January 1936 (Weesaw Township, Berrien County, Michigan, U.S.A.)|
|Death||29 May 2000 (Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, U.S.A.)|
Carl Gnodtke was a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing most of Berrien County for 17 years.
A native of Weesaw Township, Gnodtke served in several local offices, including on the township board (1965-1969), as a county commissioner (1969-1975), and as drain commissioner (1976-1978). He was elected to the House in 1978.
In the House, Gnodtke was known as an authority on agriculture issues, and ultimately chaired the agriculture committee.
Gnodtke retired from the House in 1996 to spend more time with his grandchildren and restore four vintage tractors. He suffered a heart attack at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor and died there on May 29, 2000, aged 64.