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Emmett F. Branch

Emmett F. BranchAKA Emmett Forrest Branch

Born: 16-May-1874
Birthplace: Martinsville, IN
Died: 23-Feb-1932
Location of death: Martinsville, IN
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Remains: Buried, Hilldale Cemetery, Martinsville, IN

Gender: Male
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Indiana, 1924-25

Military service: US Army (1898-1901, 1903-09, and 1916-17)

Assumed governorship when his close friend and predecessor, Warren T. McCray, was convicted of mail fraud and sentenced to ten years imprisonment.

Father: Elliot F. Branch
Mother: Alice Parks
Brother: Frank Oaks Branch
Sister: Leafy Branch
Sister: Olive Branch
Wife: Katherine Bain (m. 1904, until his death, d. 1967, one son)

    University: Indiana University Bloomington (1896)

    Indiana State Official State Armory Board (1929-32)
    Branch Grain and Seed Company
    Governor of Indiana (30-Apr-1924 to 12-Jan-1925)
    Lieutenant Governor of Indiana (1921-24)
    Indiana State House of Representatives (1903-09, as Speaker, 1907-09)
    Indiana State Bar Association 1899


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