Frank O'Bannon

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Frank O'Bannon
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47th Governor of Indiana
In office
January 13, 1997 – September 13, 2003
LieutenantJoe Kernan
Preceded byEvan Bayh
Succeeded byJoe Kernan
46th Lieutenant Governor of Indiana
In office
January 9, 1989 – January 13, 1997
GovernorEvan Bayh
Preceded byJohn Mutz
Succeeded byJoe E. Kernan
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 47th district
In office
November 3, 1982 – December 1, 1988
Preceded byMichael Charles Kendall[1]
Succeeded byRichard D. Young
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 46th district
In office
November 8, 1972 – November 3, 1982
Preceded byConstituency established[1]
Succeeded byClay Patterson Baird
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 29th district
In office
November 4, 1970 – November 8, 1972
Preceded byRobert O'Bannon[1]
Succeeded byLeslie Duvall
Personal details
Frank Lewis O'Bannon

(1930-01-30)January 30, 1930
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
DiedSeptember 13, 2003(2003-09-13) (aged 73)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Judy Asmus (1957–2003; his death)
EducationIndiana University, Bloomington (BA, JD)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service1952–1954
Battles/warsKorean War

Frank Lewis O'Bannon (January 30, 1930 – September 13, 2003) was an American politician. He served as the 47th Governor of Indiana from 1997 until his death in 2003.

In 2003, O'Bannon suffered a massive stroke in Chicago, Illinois, while attending a trade conference. He died days later and was succeeded by his Lieutenant Governor Joe E. Kernan.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "List of All Offices and Office Holders". 5 March 2015.