Charles Anderson WOLVERTON, Congress, NJ (1880-1969)


WOLVERTON, Charles Anderson, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Camden, N.J., October 24, 1880; attended the public schools and was graduated from the law department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1900; was admitted to the bar in 1901 and began practice in Camden, N.J.; assistant prosecutor of Camden County, N.J., 1906-1913; special assistant attorney general of New Jersey in 1913 and 1914; member of the State house of assembly 1915-1918, serving as speaker in 1918; Federal food administrator for Camden County 1917-1919; prosecutor of pleas of Camden County 1918-1923; elected as a Republican to the Seventieth and to the fifteen succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1927-January 3, 1959); chairman, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce (Eightieth and Eighty-third Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1958; resumed the practice of law in Camden where he died on May 16, 1969; interment in Harleigh Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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