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Transcribed biography of Edgar D. Crumpacker

EDGAR D. CRUMPACKER, of Valparaiso, Indiana, was born May 27, 1851, in Laporte county, Indiana; was educated in the common schools and at the Valapraiso academy; was admitted to the bar in 1876 and has been in the practice of law at Valparaiso since; was prosecuting attorney for the Thirty-first Judicial District from 1884 to 1888; served as Appellate Judge in the State of Indiana by appointment under Governor Hovey from March, 1891, to January, 1893; was elected to the Fifty-fifth Congress as a Republican, receiving 28,259 votes against 23,120 votes for Martin E. Krueger, Fusionist. He was elected to the Fifty-sixth Congress receiving 24,656 against 20,206 for Ross.

Source: Henry, William E. 1889. Legislative and State Manual for 1899 and 1900 Compiled From Official Records. Indianapolis, Indiana: William B. Burford. 1,254 p.
Page(s) in Source: 493-494

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