Andrew Jacobs (lawyer)

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Andrew Jacobs
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 11th district
In office
January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951
Preceded byLouis Ludlow
Succeeded byCharles B. Brownson
Personal details
Born(1906-02-22)February 22, 1906
Gerald, Indiana
DiedDecember 17, 1992(1992-12-17) (aged 86)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Political partyDemocratic
ChildrenAndrew Jacobs Jr.
Alma materSt. Benedict's College
Ben Harrison Law School

Andrew Jacobs (February 22, 1906 – December 17, 1992) was a lawyer, judge, and Congressman for one term, in Indiana. His son, Andrew Jacobs Jr., was also a Congressman.


Jacobs attended the public schools near his birthplace (Gerald, Indiana), and later attended St. Benedict's College, Atchison, Kansas. He graduated from Ben Harrison Law School, in Indianapolis in 1928. He served as public defender in Marion County Felony Court, 1930–33. [citation needed]

In 1948 he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first United States Congress (January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1950. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1952 and 1956. He was served as judge, criminal court of Marion County, 1975–77, and was a resident of Indianapolis, until his death in 1992.


  • United States Congress. "Andrew Jacobs (id: J000034)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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