Vestal, Albert

Vestal, Albert (Henry)

(1875–1932) U.S. representative; born in Frankton, Ind. A prosecuting attorney before going to the U.S. House of Representatives (Rep., Ind.; 1917–32), he chaired the Committee on Weights and Measures, also serving as majority whip (1925–32).
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