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Wendell L. Willkie 1892-1944

Location: N. Main Street/SR 3 & Park Boulevard, NW side of street, Rushville. (Rush County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Historical Society, 1969.

ID# : 70.1969.3

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Lawyer and business leader - Republican presidential nominee, 1940 - the only native Hoosier to be nominated for the Presidency by a major political party - author of One World - grave and memorial in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville.

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Politics