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William Larrabee (Indiana)

William Henry Larrabee (February 21, 1870 – November 16, 1960) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Early life

Larrabee was born on a farm near Crawfordsville, Indiana. He attended the public schools, Indiana Central Normal School at Danville, and Indiana State Normal School at Terre Haute. He taught in public schools at New Palestine, from 1889 until 1895, then attended Indiana School of Medicine at Indianapolis until 1898, and commenced the practice of medicine and surgery in New Palestine.

Political career

Larrabee served as the secretary of Hancock County Board of Health in 1917-18, and on the city council of New Palestine, 1916-20. In 1930 he was elected to Congress as a Democrat, serving until January 3, 1943. In Congress, he served as chairman of the Committee on the Census (Seventy-fourth

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