|Hadwen C. Fuller congressional campaign card (detail), 1946,
Collection of the 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.