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E. Wallace CHADWICK

(1884-1969)

CHADWICK, E. Wallace, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Vincennes, Knox County, Ind., January 17, 1884; moved with his parents to Chester, Delaware County, Pa., in 1890; was graduated from Chester High School, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1906, and from the law school of the same university in 1910; was admitted to the bar in 1910 and commenced practice in Chester, Pa.; also interested in the banking business; president judge of the Delaware County Orphans’ Court in 1945; elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1948; resumed the practice of law in Chester, Pa.; in 1954 was named chief counsel of special Senate committee to study censure charges against Senator Joseph R. McCarthy; died in Chester, Pa., August 18, 1969; interment in Union United Methodist Church Cemetery, Rose Valley, Wallingford, Pa.

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

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