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Roger Douglas Branigin
Birth: Jan. 26, 1902
Franklin
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1975

Indiana Governor. After graduating from Franklin College in 1923, he earned a law degree from Harvard University of Law in 1926 and was Deputy Prosecuting Attorney to Johnson County, Indiana, (1926-29). He was on the board Counsel to the Federal Land Bank and Farm Credit Administration, Louisville, Kentucky, (1930-1932) and General Counsel, (1932-38). During World War II, he served as a US Army Lieutenant Colonel in the Transportation Corps France, (1942-45) and received the Legion of Merit. After the war, he was a member of the Indiana State Conservation Commission, (1948-50). In 1964, he was elected as a Democrat, the 42nd Governor of Indiana and served until 1969. After leaving politics, he returned to his law practice in Lafayette, Indiana and served as a member of the Indiana Historical Society board of trustees until his death at age 73. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Elba Lloyd Branigin (1870 - 1950)
  Zula Francis Branigin (1872 - 1950)
 
 Children:
  Roger D. Branigin (1931 - 2002)*
  Robert Mardis Branigin (1934 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gerald Francis Branigin (1898 - 1961)*
  Edgar Melvin Branigin (1900 - 1970)*
  Roger Douglas Branigin (1902 - 1975)
  Elba Lloyd "Babe" Branigin (1909 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Franklin
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 02, 2000
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Roger Douglas Branigin
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Roger Douglas Branigin
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Roger Douglas Branigin
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