WAMPLER, Fred, (1909 - 1999)


Campaign button, 1958-1960, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

WAMPLER, Fred, a Representative from Indiana; born in Carriers Mills, Saline County, Ill., October 15, 1909; B.A., Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Ind., 1931; M. Ed., Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Ind., 1940; United States Navy, 1944-1946 and 1950-1954; United States Navy Reserve, 1946-1949 and 1954-1960; teacher; broadcaster; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth Congress (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1961); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-seventh Congress in 1960; appointed to the Indiana-Illinois Wabash Valley Interstate Commission, 1961-1962; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Eighty-eighth Congress in 1962; Regional Coordinator, Department of the Interior, 1963-1970; coordinator, Ohio state Department of Natural Resources and Transportation, 1971-1976; died on June 8, 1999, Mason, Ohio.; interment in Roselawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.