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Edward D. Crippa

Born: Apr 8, 1899

Death: Oct 20, 1960

Birthplace: Rock Springs

Nationality: United States

Edward D. Crippa

Date of Birth : Apr 8, 1899
Date of Death : Oct 20, 1960
Birth Place : Rock Springs

Edward David Crippa was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Wyoming. Crippa was born in Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming. He was educated in the public schools of Rock Springs, and during World War I Crippa served as a private in the United States Army. He served on the Rock Springs city council from 1926 to 1928. He was president of Union Mercantile Company in 1930; owner and manager of Crippa Motor Company in Rock Springs; president of North Side State Bank and director of Rock Springs Fuel Company in 1940; and Wyoming State highway commissioner from 1941 to 1947. In addition, Crippa represented Wyoming on the Republican National Committee. Crippa was appointed on June 24, 1954, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Lester C. Hunt and served until November 28, 1954. He was not a candidate for election to fill the vacancy and resumed business activities. Crippa died in Rock Springs in 1960 and was interred in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

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