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Charles Anderson Wolverton

  • Birth 24 Oct 1880 Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 16 May 1969 Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot Marble Section, Lot 286
  • Memorial ID 6157326

US Congressman. A 1900 University of Pennsylvania law graduate, he rose steadily in the Camden County, New Jersey law community, serving as assistant prosecutor of the county, then as assistant attorney general of New Jersey. He was elected to the New Jersey legislature, where he served as Speaker of the House in 1918. He was elected to represent New Jersey’s 1st District in the United States House of Representatives in a contest that unseated incumbent Congressman Francis F. Patterson, and served from 1927 to 1959, a span of 32 years. He declined to run in 1957, and his longtime Congressional seat went to future New Jersey Governor William T. Cahill. He practiced law in his native Camden, where he died in 1969.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 5 Feb 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6157326
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Anderson Wolverton (24 Oct 1880–16 May 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6157326, citing Harleigh Cemetery, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .