Charles B. Marshall papers
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- Marshall, Charles Burton, 1895-1955 (Person)
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Marshall was a graduate of Manual High School, Butler University, and Indiana University Law School. While attending law school, he was credit manager for several wholesale electrical firms. Most notably he was employed by Cohen Brothers Department Store and Capitol Electric Company. He also operated his own legal practice, handling various cases including State Bank of Indiana vs. State Bank of Otterbein.
In 1934, he was appointed a member of the governor's commission prior to the establishment of the state Weflare Department, under Governor Paul V. McNutt. He was then appointed Director of the General Administration Division of the Public Welfare Department. He served on this Department for 20 years.
He was a member of the masonic and Scottish Rite Lodges, Lambda Chi Alpha social fraternity, Indianapolis Bar Association, Officers Mess at the U.S. Naval Armory and Holliday Post of the American Legion. He was also active in the Christian church and taught Sunday School.
24 Cubic Feet (29 manuscript boxes, 24 oversize boxes)
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Series 1: Correspondence, invoices, and other documents, 1911-1954
Subseries 1.1: Personal documents, 1911-1945 Subseries 1.2: Business documents, 1927-1954
Series 2: Client documents, 1920-1938
Series 3: Capitol Electric Company, 1927-1934
Subseries 3.1: Business and bankruptcy documents, circa 1927-1934 Subseries 3.2: Customer accounts, circa 1927-1934
Series 4: United States Navy documents, 1917-1954
Series 5: Indiana Department of Public Welfare, 1933-1954
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