Governor Gates Memorial Dedicated In Columbia City (VIDEO)

By Michael Klopfenstein

July 2, 2013 Updated Jul 3, 2013 at 12:15 PM EDT

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind (www.incnow.tv) - A historical marker for native son and post-WWII Governor Ralph Gates was dedicated today on the Whitley County Courthouse lawn.

Gates was governor from 1945 to 1949 and led the charge for Indiana's post-war economic recovery.

State senator Jim Banks said honoring Gates in this way was long overdue.

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