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HANLY, James Franklin (1863-1920)

HANLY, JAMES FRANKLIN, a Representative from Indiana; born near St. Joseph, Champaign County, Ill., April 4, 1863; attended the common schools and the Eastern Illinois Normal School at Danville, Ill., 1879-1881; moved to Warren County, Ind., in 1879; taught in the public schools of the State 1881-1889; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1889 and commenced practice in Williamsport, Warren County, Ind.; member of the State senate in 1890 and 1891; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1896; moved to Lafayette, Ind., in 1896; Governor of Indiana 1905-1909; prohibition lecturer throughout the United States 1910-1920 and in France in 1919; organized and was editor of the Enquirer Publishing Co. and the Indianapolis Commercial in 1915; resumed the practice of law in Indianapolis; unsuccessful candidate of the Prohibition Party for President of the United States in 1916; died as the result of an automobile accident near Dennison, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, August 1, 1920; interment in Hillside Cemetery, near Williamsport, Ind.

Indiana Historical Society
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: In the James Arthur Stuart papers, 1907-1965, 2 boxes.
Correspondents include J. Frank Hanly. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Indiana University
Lilly Library
Bloomington, IN
Papers: In the Fairbanks manuscripts, 1819-1939, 150,006 items.
Hanly included among correspondents.

Papers: In the Bowers manuscripts, 1893-1960, 17,019 items.
Correspondents include Hanly.