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John W. Kern

AKA John Worth Kern

Born: 20-Dec-1849
Birthplace: Alto, IN
Died: 17-Aug-1917
Location of death: Asheville, NC
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Indiana, 1911-17

Father: Jacob Kern
Mother: Nancy Ligget
Wife: Annie Hazzard (m. 10-Nov-1869, d. 1884)
Wife: Araminta Cooper (m. 23-Dec-1885)
Son: John Worth Kern, Jr. (judge, Mayor of Indianapolis, b. 1900, d. 1971)

    University: Normal College, Kokomo, IN
    Law School: University of Michigan Law School (1869)

    US Senator, Indiana (4-Mar-1911 to 3-Mar-1917)
    Indiana State Official City Solicitor, Indianapolis (1897-1901)
    US Justice Department Special Asst. US District Attorney (1893-94)
    Indiana State Senate (1893-97)
    Indiana State Official Reporter of the Indiana Supreme Court (1885-89)
    Indiana State Official City Attorney, Kokomo, IN (1871-84)
    American Bar Association
    Indiana State Bar Association 1869
    Knights of Pythias
    Exhumed 1929 (for reinterment)

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