Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Durgan, George Richard

Durgan, George Richard, a Representative from Indiana; born in Westpoint, Tippecanoe County, Ind., January 20, 1872; attended the village school in Westpoint; moved to La Fayette, Ind., in 1892 and was employed as a clerk and later as a traveling salesman; engaged in mercantile pursuits; mayor of La Fayette 1904-1913 and 1917-1925; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Baltimore in 1912; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third Congress (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; resumed mercantile pursuits; appointed to the Indiana Public Service Commission in 1941 and moved to Indianapolis, Ind.; died in Indianapolis January 13, 1942; interment in Springvale Cemetery, La Fayette, Ind.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Durgan, George Richard," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1111 Original Sources, accessed April 25, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYJGHQ2DAU89P8F.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Durgan, George Richard." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1111, Original Sources. 25 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYJGHQ2DAU89P8F.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Durgan, George Richard' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1111. Original Sources, retrieved 25 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYJGHQ2DAU89P8F.