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Albert Sidney CAMP

(1892-1954)

CAMP, Albert Sidney, a Representative from Georgia; born on a farm near Moreland, Coweta County, Ga., July 26, 1892; attended the public schools, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Georgia at Athens in 1915; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice at Newnan, Ga.; during the First World War served overseas as a member of Headquarters Detachment of the Eighty-second Division 1917-1919; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1924; member of the State house of representatives 1923-1928; assistant United States attorney for the northern district of Georgia 1934-1939; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Emmett M. Owen; reelected to the Seventy-seventh and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from August 1, 1939, until his death in Bethesda, Md., July 24, 1954; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.

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

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