Scope and Contents
This collection includes memoranda, letters and a handwritten speech from Roger D. Branigin and others in Indiana ranging from 1965/03/25 to 1966/10/27 regarding a school play, budgetary matters, a contract and a speech concerning waterways in Indiana and Kentucky.
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical / Historical
Roger D. Branigin was born July 26, 1902, in Franklin, Indiana. He was a graduate of Franklin College and Harvard Law School. Branigin joined the Stuart Law Firm of Lafayette in 1938. He served in the U.S. Army as Transportation Corps Counsel and Lieutenant Colonel from 1942-1945 and received the Legion of Merit. Public offices included: Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Johnson County, Indiana, 1926-1929; Counsel, Federal Land Bank and Farm Credit Administration, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930-1932; General Counsel, 1932-1938; Member, Indiana State Conservation Commission, 1948-1950. Branigin also served as president of the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, president of Harrison Trails Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and trustee of the Tippecanoe County Historical Association. He was elected as a Democratic governor of Indiana in 1964 and served from 1965 through 1969. He passed away November 19, 1975.
Information retrieved from http://www.nga.org/cms/home/governors/past-governors-bios/page_indiana/col2-content/main-content-list/title_branigin_roger.html# 2013/09/17.
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