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Louis Charles Rabaut
Birth: Dec. 5, 1886
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1961
Hamtramck
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

US Congressman. Elected to represent Michigan's 14th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1935 to 1947, and 1949 to 1961. He was defeated as a Democrat in 1946. Also served as a Delegate to the Democratic National Convention from Michigan in 1936, 1940, 1952, and 1956, and Democratic Candidate for Delegate to the Michigan State Constitutional Convention from 1st Senatorial District in 1961. Also an author, he wrote the amendment which inserted the words "Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section 35, Lot 60, Space 9
 
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Record added: Mar 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7235121
Louis Charles Rabaut
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Louis Charles Rabaut
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Louis Charles Rabaut
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Thank you sir, for those extra words. Actually, as the Creator, the whole world is under God, even if people refuse to acknowledge that. I'm honored, proud and thankful that the man responsible for those two words being in the Pledge represented my home s...(Read more)
- You bet it's under God
 Added: Jun. 6, 2014

- John P. Birosak
 Added: Jun. 6, 2014
Responsible for the insertion of the words, "Under God" in The Pledge of Allegiance.
- Darlene T.
 Added: Jun. 30, 2012
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