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Edgar Whitcomb
Edgar Doud Whitcomb.jpg
Whitcomb in 2006
43rd Governor of Indiana
In office
January 13, 1969 – January 8, 1973
Lieutenant Richard Folz
Preceded by Roger Branigin
Succeeded by Otis Bowen
Secretary of State of Indiana
In office
December 1, 1966 – December 1, 1968
Governor Roger Branigin
Preceded by John Bortoff
Succeeded by William Salin
Personal details
Born November 6, 1917 (1917-11-06) (age 102)
Hayden, Indiana, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Patricia Dolfus (1953-1986)
Evelyn Gayer (2013-)
Alma mater Indiana University, Bloomington
Indiana University, Indianapolis
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service USAAC Roundel 1919-1941.svg United States Army Air Corps
Seal of the United States Army Reserve.svg United States Army Reserve
Years of service 1940–1946 (Army Air Corps)
1946–1977 (Army Reserve)
Rank US-O2 insignia.svg Lieutenant (Army Air Corps)
US-O6 insignia.svg Colonel (Army Reserve)
Battles/wars World War II
 • Fall of the Philippines 1941-2
 • Battle of Bataan
 • Battle of Corregidor
Edgar Doud Whitcomb (born November 6, 1917) was the 43rd Governor of Indiana.

Edgar Doud Whitcomb (born November 6, 1917)[1] is an American politician. He was the 43rd Governor of Indiana.[1] He served from 1969 to 1973.[1]

Whitcomb was born in Hayden, Indiana.[1]


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