FULLER, Hadwen Carlton, (1895 - 1990)


Hadwen C. Fuller congressional campaign card (detail), 1946, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives.

FULLER, Hadwen Carlton, a Representative from New York; born in West Monroe, Oswego County, N.Y., August 28, 1895; attended the public schools and Central Square (N.Y.) High School; engaged as bank clerk and later as assistant cashier of the First National Bank of Central Square, N.Y., 1912-1918; during the First World War served in the United States Army; organized the State Bank of Parish, N.Y., in 1919 and served as a director; organizer of the Parish Oil Co., Inc., in 1926, serving as president since 1937; chairman of the Oswego County Republican Committee in 1942; served in the State assembly in 1942 and 1943; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Francis D. Culkin; reelected to the Seventy-ninth and Eightieth Congresses and served from November 2, 1943, to January 3, 1949; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1948; resumed his former business pursuits; was a resident of Parish, N.Y., until his death there on January 29, 1990.