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Transcribed biography of Frederick Charles Crumpacker

FREDERICK CHARLES CRUMPACKER - Measured through point of service to the public and diversified attainments, the Crumpacker family is deserving of especial mention in this work. The immediate subject of this sketch is a prominent attorney in Hammond, and was born in Valparaiso, Indiana, on September 16, 1881, the son of Edgar D. and Charlotte (Lucas) Crumpacker. (The reader is referred to the sketch of E. D. Crumpacker for a more extended mention of the parents.) Frederick C. Crumpacker attended the public schools of Valparaiso, and also graduated from high school there; he then entered the University of Michigan where he took his A.B. degree in 1903. In 1905 he received his LL.B. degree from the same university, and shortly thereafter established his practice in Indiana Harbor. The following year he removed to Hammond where he entered the law offices of Peter Crumpacker and Daniel J. Moran. On the termination of this association he entered a partnership with E. H. Friedrich under the firm name of Crumpacker and Friedrich, and this firm enjoys the reputation of being one of .the leading law firms in this part of the state - especially in corporation practice. Mr. Crumpacker was married in 1909 to Mary Windle, the daughter of W. G. Windle of Valparaiso.

To this marriage were born Frederick Charles Jr., who is attending Princeton Preparatory School; Owen Windle; Mary Jean; and Margery Ann. Mr. Crumpacker is a member of the Theta Delta Chi, American Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, Hamilton Club of Chicago, The Columbia Club of Indianapolis, Woodmar Country Club, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Lincoln Club, and the Masonic Order, Blue Lodge and Chapter. Mr. Crumpacker is republican in politics.

Source: Cannon, Thomas H., H. H. Loring, and Charles J. Robb. 1927. History of the Lake and Calumet Region of Indiana Embracing the Counties of Lake, Porter and Laporte. Volume II. Indianapolis, Indiana: Historians' Association. 827 p.
Page(s) in Source: 482-483

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