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Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin

 
 
Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 7, 2013
1. Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin Marker
Inscription. As Indiana's 42nd governor 1965-1969, championed equal opportunity in education and housing. Earned degrees from Franklin College and Harvard University. Deputy prosecutor of Johnson and Brown counties 1926-1929. Practiced law in Franklin, Louisville, and Lafayette. Served in World War II. Lived 1902-1975.
 
Erected 2000 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Greater Johnson County Community Foundation, Inc., Glen Floyd, Fred W. Garver, Ivan D. Lancaster, Lee K. and Sian Napier, Daniel E. and Eva M. Poe, David P. Vandiver. (Marker Number 41.2000.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 28.993′ N, 86° 2.998′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Indiana, in Johnson County. Marker is on N. Yandes St south of E. Adams St, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 N. Yandes St, Franklin IN 46131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Columbus Horatio Hall (approx. mile away); Johnson County Museum of History (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Fair in Johnson County (approx. 0.3
Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 7, 2013
2. Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin Marker
View to south along N. Yandes St
miles away); Province Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Johnson County War Memorial Honor Rolls (approx. 0.3 miles away); Johnson County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Johnson County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Johnson County Spanish American War Honor Roll (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Indiana Governor History. Biography and painting of Governor Branigin from the Indiana Historical Bureau. (Submitted on July 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
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Site of Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 7, 2013
3. Site of Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin
View to the west across N. Yandes St
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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