Edwin K. Steers papers
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- 1930-1964, undated
- Steers, Edwin K., 1915-1992 (Person)
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During World War II, Steers enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving as an officer aboard a PT-510 and participated in the Normandy Invasion under the command of Commander John D. Buckley. After V.E. Day, he was assigned to the joint Army-Navy State Department War Crimes Office where he helped prepare indictments against Nazi war criminals. Steers then became a special prosecutor in the Office of the U.S. Chief of Counsel where he served as the American prosecutor in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp trial. He was a deputy Marion County prosecutor from 1940 to 1949 and served as Indiana state attorney general from 1952 to 1964, returning to private practice at the firm of Steers, Klee, Sullivan and LeMay. Steers died November 30, 1992 and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.
Ancestry.com. "Edwin Kemp Steers." Web: Marion County, Indiana, Marriage Index, 1925-2012. Accessed June 13, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Findagrave.com. "Edwin Kemp Steers." Find a Grave Memorial. Accessed June 13, 2016. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/46019683/edwin-kemp-steers.
"Steers, Edwin K." Indiana Division clipping file. Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN.
"Steers, Edwin Kemp." Who’s Who in the Midwest, 1965-1966. Chicago: Marquis Who’s Who, 1966.
3.3 Cubic Feet (2 cubic foot boxes, 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box)
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