Ransom House

Ransom House (HM2G04)

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N 39° 46.423', W 86° 11.022'

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Freeman Briley Ransom (1884-1947) studied theology at Walden University and Law at Columbia University. Moving to Indianapolis in 1911, he boarded with C.J. Walker, became the company's attorney, and eventually served as the Madam Walker Company until his death. Ransom held a variety of civic and elected positions including Indianapolis City Councilman, President of Flanner house, State School for the Blind Trustee, Democratic National Convention Alternate Delegate, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church Trustee and legal consultant to the NAACP. The family home at 848 North California Street stands today in a neighborhood now named after him.
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HM NumberHM2G04
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Placed ByIndiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
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Date Added Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 569909 N 4402961
Decimal Degrees39.77371667, -86.18370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.423', W 86° 11.022'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 25.38" N, 86° 11' 1.32" W
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