Stewart along with Will H. Porter co-founded the Indianapolis Recorder newspaper in the 1890s. It began in an office on New York Street in Indianapolis. Stewart eventually became sole owner. He was active in several business, political, and...
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Stewart, George P. (George Pheldon), 1874-1924; Newspapers; Newspaper industry; African Americans; Journalists
Michael Graves is a famous architect and professor at Princeton University. Some of the buildings he designed include the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, and the Ministry Office Building at The...
Grew up in Indianapolis
Architects; Teachers; Princeton University; Designers; Living Legends; Graves, Michael, 1934-
Richard Lugar began his political career as a member of the Indianapolis School Board. He was elected mayor of Indianapolis in 1967. His Uni-Gov program consolidated city-county government. During his terms as mayor he re-defined the office and the...
Colfax clerked in the family store as a teenager. The store was also the town post office. He decided on a career in journalism and politics. He became a newspaper editor in South Bend, Indiana, and was a member of the Indiana Constitutional...
His family moved to Indiana when he was a teenager.
Elected to the U.S. Congress in 1976 and to the U.S. Senate in 1980. He was reelected in 1986. In 1988 George H. W. Bush chose him to be his running mate in the presidential election. Quayle was the ninth Hoosier nominated for the vice-presidency...
Quayle, Dan, 1947- ; Politicians; Legislators; Vice presidents; African Americans
Marshall served one term as Governor, 1909-1913. While in office he tried to create a more modern state consitution. He was elected Vice-President of the United States in 1913, serving with President Woodrow Wilson. Marshall is known for having...
Marshall, Thomas R. (Thomas Riley), 1854-1925; Governors; Vice Presidents; Politicians
William Henry Harrison became famous as the victor in the Battle of Tippecanoe (Nov. 7, 1811), while also serving as Indiana's first territorial governor, 1801-1812. Through his negotiations with Native Americans 1803-1809 he secured the southern...
Governors; Politicians; Portraits; Presidents
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