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Charles B. Marshall papers 1911-1954

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L622 (Text) 62200132-8999412 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 24.0 Cubic feet 29 manuscript boxes, 24 oversize boxes

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/05/10 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/05/10 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes correspondence, financial documents, clients' legal files, publications and other volumes and documents from Charles B. Marshall. This material primarily pertains to his legal practice and clients, such as Capitol Electric Company, his personal life and education, his service in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves in posts including the Radio School, Naval Training School, and U.S.S. Relief, and material from his position in the Indiana Department of Public Welfare. The bulk of the content of the collection was created in Indiana, but also includes material created in California, Illinois, Michigan, France, and New Zealand as a result of Marshall's naval service. Dates of creation range from 1911-1954 with most of the material having been created between 1930-1945.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Charles B. Marshall papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: Charles B. Marshall (1895-1955) was born in Urbana, Illinois and lived in Indianapolis, Indiana most of his life. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1917 and was on active and reserve duty for 34 years until his retirement from service in 1946 with the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He was a veteran of both World War I and World War II. Marshall was a graduate of Manual High School, Butler University, and Indiana University Law School. While attending law school, he was credit manager for several wholesale electrical firms. Most notably he was employed by Cohen Brothers Department Store and Capitol Electric Company. He also operated his own legal practice, handling various cases including State Bank of Indiana vs. State Bank of Otterbein.In 1934, he was appointed a member of the governor's commission prior to the establishment of the state Weflare Department, under Governor Paul V. McNutt. He was then appointed Director of the General Administration Division of the Public Welfare Department. He served on this Department for 20 years. He was a member of the masonic and Scottish Rite Lodges, Lambda Chi Alpha social fraternity, Indianapolis Bar Association, Officers Mess at the U.S. Naval Armory and Holliday Post of the American Legion. He was also active in the Christian church and taught Sunday School.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Charles Marshall on 1971/09/14.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Capitol Electric Company
Indiana. Department of Public Welfare.
United States. Navy.
Law firms > Indiana > Indianapolis.
Lawyers > Indiana.
Indiana > Business, industries, and trades

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