James Whitson Dunbar Edit Profile
Graduate New Albany High School, 1878.
Began with New Albany Gas Company, New Albany, Indiana, as a street gas lamp lighter, 1872. Became vice president United Gas & Electric Company, New Albany and Jeffersonville, Indiana, and New Albany Water Company (resigned from both companies, 1918). Secretary American Gas Institute 1906-1908, Western Gas Association, 1894-1906.
President Indiana Gas Association, 1908-1910. Republican presidential elector, 1917. Member 66th, 67th, 71st Congresses (1919-1923, 1929-1931), 3d Indiana District Delaware to Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1932.
M.W. Grand Master of Indiana.
Masonic Grand Lodge. 1902-1903.