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Maurice Edgar CRUMPACKER

(1886-1927)

CRUMPACKER, Maurice Edgar, (son of Edgar Dean Crumpacker and cousin of Shepard J. Crumpacker, Jr.), a Representative from Oregon; born in Valparaiso, Porter County, Ind., December 19, 1886; attended the public schools of Valparaiso, Ind., and Washington, D.C.; was graduated from the Culver (Ind.) Military Academy in 1905 and from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1909; studied law at Harvard University; was admitted to the bar in 1912 and commenced practice in Portland, Oreg.; was commissioned December 31, 1917, as first lieutenant in the aviation section of the Signal Reserve Corps; accepted appointment as captain in the Air Service (production), National Army, July 8, 1918, and served until December 27, 1918, when he was honorably discharged as captain in the Air Service (aircraft production); special deputy district attorney for Multnomah County, Oreg., in 1921; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for Congress in 1922; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth and Seventieth Congresses and served from March 4, 1925, until his death in San Francisco, Calif., July 24, 1927; interment in Riverview Cemetery, Portland, Oreg.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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