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Milton Kraus

(1866 - 1942)

KRAUS, Milton, a Representative from Indiana; born in Kokomo, Howard County, Ind., June 26, 1866; attended the common and high schools; was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1886; was admitted to the bar in 1887 and commenced practice in Peru, Ind.; organized a company of volunteers for the Spanish-American War; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth, Sixty-sixth, and Sixty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress; resumed manufacturing activities; died in Wabash, Ind., November 18, 1942; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru, Ind.

Sources: Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress