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Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin

Location: 250 N. Yandes Street, north of E. King Street on west side of street, Franklin. (Johnson County, Indiana)

Installed: 2000 Indiana Historical Bureau, Greater Johnson County Community Foundation, Inc., Glen Floyd, Fred W. Garver, Ivan D. Lancaster, Lee K. and Sian Napier, Daniel E. and Eva M. Poe, David P. Vandivier

ID# : 41.2000.1

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As Indiana's 42nd governor 1965-1969, championed equal opportunity in education and housing. Earned degrees from Franklin College and Harvard University. Deputy prosecutor of Johnson and Brown counties 1926-1929. Practiced law in Franklin, Louisville, and Lafayette. Served in World War II. Lived 1902-1975.

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Politics