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Charles A. Wolverton Papers

Identifier: MSS 007


Charles Anderson Wolverton (1880-1969) was an attorney and politician from Camden, New Jersey. He was the prosecutor for Camden County and special assistant attorney general of New Jersey before being elected to the New Jersey State House of Assembly, for which he became speaker in 1918. He then ran for a seat in in the U.S. House of Representatives, which he won in 1926, and where he served New Jersey’s First Congressional District for 32 years, elected to 16 terms. He rose to the position of chairman of the Congressional Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, before retiring from the House of Representatives in 1958. Wolverton was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and had a private legal practice in Camden, NJ, before and after his Congressional career. This partially processed collection of scrapbooks document his career through newspaper clippings and photographs, among other documents.


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