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  Van Nuys, Frederick
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NameFrederick Van Nuys
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Anderson, Indiana , United States
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Born April 16, 1874
DiedJanuary 25, 1944 (69 years)
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InfoVAN NUYS, Frederick, a Senator from Indiana; born in Falmouth, Rush County, Ind., April 16, 1874; attended the public schools; graduated from Earlham College, Richmond, Ind., in 1898 and from the Indiana Law School at Indianapolis, Ind., in 1900; admitted to the bar in 1900 and commenced practice in Shelbyville, Ind., moving shortly afterward to Anderson, Ind.; prosecuting attorney of Madison County, Ind., 1906-1910; member, State senate 1913-1916, serving as president pro tempore in 1915; moved to Indianapolis, Ind., in 1916 and continued the practice of law; United States attorney, district of Indiana 1920-1922; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1932; reelected in 1938, and served from March 4, 1933, until his death on a farm near Vienna, Fairfax County, Va., on January 25, 1944; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments (Seventy-sixth Congress), Committee on the Judiciary (Seventy-seventh and Seventy-eighth Congresses); interment in East Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Ind.

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