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Transcribed biography of Earl F. Landgrebe


Mr. Landgrebe owns and is actively involved in the operation of Landgrebe Motor Transport, Incorporated and Landgrebe and Son International Harvester Agency in Valparaiso, Indiana. He has been in the trucking business for over three decades.

He served in the Indiana General Assembly as a state senator for ten years from 1958 to 1968. In 1968 he was elected to the United States House of Representatives, serving in the 91st, 92nd and 93rd Congresses. Mr. Landgrebe's special committees were the District of Columbia and the Education and Labor Committee. He was a ranking minority member on the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Agricultural Labor.

Mr. Landgrebe's commitment to the well-being of Porter County residents included active participation and service in organizations dedicated to publie service: Porter County Guidance Clinic, United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest Indiana, Porter County Mental Health. He is a past president of the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, and is currently a member in good standing of the Rotary International.

Earl Landgrebe was born in Porter County, Indiana on January 21, 1916. He was married to the former Helen Field of Valparaiso, Indiana in 1936. They have two sons: Roger, who lives in Valparaiso and is a contributor to the family business; and Ron, who lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Mr. and Mrs. Landgrebe have three grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Landgrebe are members of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Valparaiso.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 129-130

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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