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Earl Wilson (politician)

Earl Wilson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 9th district
In office
January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1959
Preceded by Eugene B. Crowe
Succeeded by Earl Hogan
In office
January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1965
Preceded by Earl Hogan
Succeeded by Lee H. Hamilton
Personal details
Born (1906-04-18)April 18, 1906
Huron, Indiana
Died April 27, 1990(1990-04-27) (aged 84)
Bedford, Indiana
Political party Republican Party
Alma mater Purdue University
Coyne Electrical School
Indiana University

Earl Wilson (April 18, 1906 – April 27, 1990) was a United States Representative from Indiana. He was born on a farm near Huron, Indiana and attended public schools there. He attended Purdue University and received degrees from Coyne Electrical School of Chicago, Illinois in 1928 and Indiana University of Bloomington, Indiana in 1931. He taught high school in Dubois, White, and Decautur Counties between 1931 and 1938. He served as a high school principal in Jackson County in 1939 and 1940.

In 1940, he defeated incumbent Eugene B. Crowe to serve as a Republican Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district. He served in the United States Congress until 1958, when he was defeated by Earl Hogan for reelection. In 1960, he defeated Hogan and retook his Congressional seat, which

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