Earl Lee HOGAN, Congress, IN (1920-2007)

HOGAN Earl Lee , a Representative from Indiana; born in Hope, Bartholomew County, Ind., March 13, 1920; attended the public schools of Burney; also attended Indiana University and the University of Kentucky; served from 1940 to 1945 in the Air Force as a bombardier on a B-17; awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, and Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters; deputy sheriff of Bartholomew County, Ind., 1946-1950 and sheriff 1950-1958; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth Congress (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1961); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1960 to the Eighty-seventh Congress; assistant to administrator, Farmers Home Administration, 1961; assistant to administrator, Rural Electric Administration, 1961-1962; midwest field representative, Office of Rural Areas Development, 1962-1966; rural development specialist, 1966-1970, special projects representative, 1971-1975, chief of business and industrial loan division, 1975-1980, all in Farmers Home Administration; secretary, Indiana State Rural Development Committee, 1966-1980; chairman, State advisory board, Indiana Green Thumb, Inc., 1975-1982; died on June 3, 2007, in Hope, Ind.

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

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