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Harry Winfred Bassett

administrator , editor

Harry Winfred Bassett, American labor union administrator, editor. member Indiana legislature, 1909-1911; member United States Employees Compensation Commission since June 23, 1925, as Democratic; Member 1st Army Corps, 27th Indiana Light Battery, Spanish-American War, 1898.; Member United Spanish War Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars; member Pi Gamma Museum; Mason (K.T., 32 degree, Shriner, Jester), Eagle.

Background

Bassett, Harry Winfred was born on December 14, 1875 in Jonesville, Indiana, United States. Son of Hiram Harrison and Susan Caroline (Duncan) Bassett.

Education

Public Schools, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Career

Member Indiana legislature, 1909-1911. Secretary to Mayor of Indianapolis, 1913-1917. Democratic candidate for State Senate, Indiana, 1922, 24.

Editor The Union (oldest labor paper in the United States) since 1911. Member United States Employees Compensation Commission since June 23, 1925, as Democratic member.

Membership

Member Indiana legislature, 1909-1911. Member United States Employees Compensation Commission since June 23, 1925, as Democratic. Member 1st Army Corps, 27th Indiana Light Battery, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Member United Spanish War Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Member Pi Gamma Museum. Mason (K.T., 32 degree, Shriner, Jester), Eagle.

  • Member of Masons; Shriners. Knight Templar; Eagles. United Spanish War Veterans, lies.: 3913 E. Wash St., Indianapolis, Indiana.

Connections

Married Emma Hope Pearce, of Indianapolis, Indiana. Children: Mary Elizabeth, Catherine W. Active in labor councils for many years.

father:
Hiram Harrison Bassett

mother:
Susan Caroline (Duncan) Bassett

spouse:
Emma Hope Pearce

children:
Mary Elizabeth Bassett

Catherine W. Active in labor councils for many yrs Bassett