Biography of Maurice E. Crumpacker
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MAURICE EDGAR CRUMPACKER.
Maurice Edgar Crumpacker. member of the Portland bar since 1912. was born in Valparaiso, Indiana, December 19, 1886, a son of Edgar Dean Crumpacker, whose birth occurred on a farm in Laporte county, Indiana, in 1851, his parents being Theophilus and Henrietta (Emmons) Crumpacker. The grandparents were natives of Virginia. The father has long been a prominent figure in political circles in Indiana and was for sixteen years representative in congress from the tenth Indiana district. He married Charlotte Lucas, a natives of Illinois, and they are now residents of Valparaiso, Indiana.

In the schools of his native city Maurice E. Crumpacker began his education, which he continued in the public schools of the national capital while his father was serving in congress. The son afterward entered the Culver Military Academy of Indiana, and was there graduated in 1905. In preparation for a professional career he entered the University of Michigan, in which he completed his course in 1909. He afterward spent three years as a student in the Harvard Law School and following the conclusion of this course came to Portland, Oregon, in 1912, and has since been engaged in practice in this city. He has made steady progress in his chosen field. His preparation of cases has always been thorough and complete and the strength of his argument has been based upon comprehensive knowledge of the law, with ability accurately to apply his knowledge to the points in litigation.

On the 8th of October, 1913, in Portland, Mr. Crumpacker was married to Miss Cully Anna Cook, a daughter of the late James W. Cook, a pioneer of 1853, and of Janthe Jackson (Miller) Cook, who was a daughter of General John S. Miller, one of the earliest settlers of this state. To Mr. and Mrs. Crumpacker have been born two sons: James Cook, who was born July 13, 1914; and Edgar Dean, born August 29, 1916.

Mr. Crumpacker is a member of the University Club, also of the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club and the Chamber of Commerce. His political endorsement is given to the republican party. During the World war he was a member of the Air Service Aircraft Production from September, 1917, until December, 1918. He became the organizer of the Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumbermen of Oregon, Washington and Idaho, which during the war had a membership of one hundred thousand. He has ever strongly grasped a vital situation, studying closely all those problems which are of importance to the public life of the community and the commonwealth, and his endorsement of a measure is sure to secure for it a large following.

From:
History of Oregon Illistrated
Vol. 3
BY: Charles H. Carney
The Pioneer Historical Publishing Company
Chicago - Portland 1922


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