Edward David Crippa

Edward David Crippa

Birth
Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Death 20 Oct 1960 (aged 61)
Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Plot Wataha 10-4-3
Memorial ID 6854232 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. During World War I he served as a Private in the United States Army. After the war, He served on the Rock Springs City council (1926-28) and was president of Union Mercantile Company in 1930. Successful in business, he was owner manager of Crippa Motor Company, president of North Side State Bank, director of Rock Springs Fuel Company in 1940 and Wyoming State highway commissioner, (1941-47). On June 24, 1954, he was appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Lester C. Hunt and served until November 28, 1954. Not a candidate for election, he resumed his previous business activities until his death at age 61.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6854232
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward David Crippa (8 Apr 1899–20 Oct 1960), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6854232, citing Rock Springs Cemetery, Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .