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William Ezra Jenner

William Ezra Jenner, American senator, lawyer. Served as First lieutenant to captain, The United States of America.A.F., 1942-1944. State chairman Republican State Gent. Committee of Indiana from February 1945.; Member Phi Delta Phi, Delta Tau Delta.; Mason, Elk.

Background

  • Jenner, William Ezra was born on July 21, 1908 in at Marengo, Indiana, United States. Son of L. Lenwood and Jane (MacDonald) Jenner.

  • Education

    • Graduate Lake Placid (New York) Preparatory School, 1926. Bachelor of Arts, Indiana University, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, 1932.

    Career

    • 1 son, William Edward. Admitted to Indiana bar, 1932, and practiced in Paoli and Shoals, Indiana, 1932-1942 and in Bedford from 1944. State senator, 1934-1942, serving as minority leader, 1937, 38 and 39, majority leader, 1941.

      Elected to the United States Senate to fill unexpired term of Frederick Van Nuys, 1944. Elected United States senator from Indiana, 1946 also 52.

    Membership

    Served as First lieutenant to captain, The United States of America.A.F., 1942-1944. State chairman Republican State Gent. Committee of Indiana from February 1945.

    Member Phi Delta Phi, Delta Tau Delta. Mason, Elk.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Cuthill, June 30, 1933.
    • father: L. Lenwood Jenner
    • mother: Jane (MacDonald) Jenner
    • spouse: Janet Cuthill
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    Born July 21, 1908
    Died March 9, 1985
    (aged 76)
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