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  • Ex-Indiana Gov. Whitcomb, POW in World War II, dies at 98 story has photos
    Updated: Feb-04-16 6:48 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb, who escaped from a Japanese prisoner camp by swimming overnight during World War II and then made an around-the-world solo sailing trip while in his 70s, has died at age 98.