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Edgar Whitcomb

Edgar WhitcombAKA Edgar Doud Whitcomb

Born: 6-Nov-1917
Birthplace: Hayden, IN
Died: 4-Feb-2016
Location of death: Rome, IN
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Indiana, 1969-73

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1940-, POW, escaped); USAF Reserve

Father: John Whitcomb
Mother: Louise Doud
Wife: Patricia (div. 1987, three sons, two daughters)
Son: Chip
Daughter: Patricia
Wife: Mary Evelyn Smith Gayer (m. 2013)

    University: Indiana University (interrupted for World War II)
    Law School: Indiana University School of Law (1954)

    Governor of Indiana (13-Jan-1969 to 9-Jan-1973)
    Indiana Secretary of State (1966-69)
    Indiana State Senate 1950

Author of books:
Escape from Corregidor (1958)
On Celestial Wings (1995)

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