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Samuel Logan Trabue

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Indiana, USA
Death: April 5, 1954 (75)
Cocoa, Fl
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Henry Traube and Mary Trabue
Brother of Albert "Bert" Lee Trabue; David McKee Trabue; Martha Trabue; Lulu Trabue and Harry Clifton Trabue

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About Samuel Logan Trabue

Served as Rushville Mayor  January 1930 – March 1933

m. Jun 19, 1926, Indianapolis, In [-?-].

SAMUEL L TRABUE who occupies a leading place among the members of the legal profession at Rushville and is known likewise as a prominent and influential member of the Democratic party was born on a farm in Noble township this county June 29 1878 a son of Samuel H and Mary J McKee Trabue

Samuel H Trabue received his education in his native state of Kentucky and at the age of twenty four years came to Rush county where he worked for one year as a farm hand He then secured by purchase twenty five acres of land in Noble township which he cultivated for about ten years following which he sold his holdings and moved to Center township where he bought eighty acres Through industry and good management be increased his possessions to 190 acres and continued to live on this farm until 1910 when he retired from active pursuits and moved to Rushville his present home Mr Trabue still supervises the operation of this farm on which he specializes in live stock raising and feeds out about 1,000 head of hogs a year

Mr Trabue married in 1877 Mary J McKee daughter of David and Martha McKee members of old families of Rush county and to this union there were born six children of whom four are living those besides Samuel L Trabue being David M Trabue who manages the home farm for his father Bert L Trabue president of the Farmers Trust Company of Rushville and Harry C Trabue of Kokomo Ind

Samuel L Trabue received his early schooling in the common schools of Center township following which he took a one year normal course at Glenwood He then attended Valparaiso University for two years and upon his graduation from that institution with the degree of Bachelor of Laws returned to Rushville and entered upon the practice of his profession in which he has been highly successful He belongs to the various organizations of his calling and occupies a high place in the esteem of his fellow practitioners and the confidence of a large and constantly growing clientele In politics a Democrat

Mr Trabue has taken a keen and active interest in political matters and at present is secretary of the Democratic state central committee During the World war he was in the Field Artillery Officers Training School at Camp Taylor Ky

Previous to entering the military service he was fuel administrator for Rush county As a fraternalist he is a Scottish Rite Mason a Knight Templar and a Shriner and belongs to the Knights of Pythias Odd Fellows and Elks all of Rushville

His religious connection is with the First Presbyterian church of Rushville

On September 28 1910 Mr Trabue married Marguerite daughter of Frank E and Anna Tritt of Knightstown Ind - Pg. 233-4 Centennial history of Rush County, Indiana, Volume 1 Abraham Lincoln Gary, Ernest B. Thomas Historical Publishing Company, 1921

Samuel L Trabue

Served as Rushville Mayor 
January 1930 – March 1933
Born June 29 1878 Died April 5 1954

Samuel L Trabue - United States Census, 1900

Name     Samuel L Trabue     
Event Type     Census     
Event Year     1900     
Event Place     Center Township, Rush, Indiana, United States     
Gender     Male     
Age     22     
Marital Status     Single     
Race     White     
Race (Original)     W     
Relationship to Head of Household     Son     
Relationship to Head of Household (Original)     Son     
Birth Date     Jun 1878     
Birthplace     Indiana     
Father's Birthplace     Kentucky     
Mother's Birthplace     Indiana     

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace

 Samuel H Trabue   Head M 47 Kentucky 
Mary J Trabue   Wife F 49 Indiana 
 Samuel L Trabue  Son M 22 Indiana 
David M Trabue   Son M 20 Indiana 
Albert L Trabue   Son M 19 Indiana 
Harry C Trabue   Son M 8 Indiana
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Samuel Logan Trabue's Timeline

June 29, 1878
Indiana, USA
April 5, 1954
Age 75
Cocoa, Fl