1988 Indiana gubernatorial campaign collection
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United States Congress. "Bayh, Evan." Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed December 4, 2017. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B001233.
Indiana Historical Bureau. "Evan Bayh." Indiana Historical Bureau. Accessed December 4, 2017. https://www.in.gov/history/2708.htm.
Frank Lewis O'Bannon was the 47th Governor of Indiana. He was born January 30, 1930 to Robert P. and Rosella O'Bannon. He graduated from Corydon High School in 1948 and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University (I.U.) in 1952. He served in the United States Airforce for two years and then earned a law degree from I.U. in 1957. He married Judy Asmus on August 18, 1957 and they had three children. In 1970, he became an Indiana state senator and was elected to several leadership positions by his Democratic colleagues over the eighteen years he served in the General Assembly. He entered Indiana's 1988 gubernatorial race for governor in May, 1987, but in Janaury, 1988, he agreed to become Evan Bayh running mate and served as Bayh's lieutenant governor for eight years (1989-1996). He was elected governor in 1996, won re-election in 2000, and continued to serve the people of Indiana until he died of a stoke at the age of 73 on September 13, 2003. He was succeeded by his lieutenant governor Joseph E. Kernan.
Information within collection.
Ancestry.com. "Frank Lewis Obannon." U.S. Social Security Applications and claims Index, 1936-2007. Accessed December 4, 2017. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Judith Asmus." Web: Marion County, Indiana Marriage Index, 1925-2012. Accessed December 4, 2017. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Indiana Historical Bureau. "Frank O'Bannon." Indiana Historical Bureau. Accessed December 4, 2017. https://www.in.gov/history/2707.htm.
4.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box, 4 cubic foot boxes)
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Series 1: Indiana gubernatorial candidates documents, 1947-1989
Subseries 1.1: Frank L. O'Bannon, 1947-1988 Subseries 1.2: B. Evan Bayh, 1987-1988 Subseries 1.3: John M. Mutz, 1987-1988 Subseries 1.4: Stephen J. Daily, 1987-1988 Subseries 1.5: Bayh-O'Bannon team, 1988-1989 Subseries 1.6: Indiana gubernatorial campaigns, 1987-1988
Series 2: Indiana lieutenant governor candidates documents, 1987-1988
Subseries 2.1: Frank L. O'Bannon, 1988 Subseries 2.2: Stephen Goldsmith, 1988 Subseries 2.3: Indiana lieutenant governor campaign, 1987-1988
Series 3: Indiana politics documents, 1987-1988
Series 4: National politics documents, 1988
- Bayh, Evan, 1955-
- Daily, Stephen
- Elections -- Indiana
- Goldsmith, Stephen, 1946-
- Governors -- Indiana
- Gubernatorial elections
- Indiana -- Politics and government
- Indiana -- Politics and government -- 20th century
- Mutz, John Massie, 1935-
- O'Bannon, Frank, 1930-2003
- Politicians -- Indiana
- Politics and government
- Press releases
- 1988 Indiana gubernatorial campaign collection
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