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Charles S. Vanauken

Charles S. Vanauken, American banker, lawyer. Member Passaic Company Welfare Board, 1936-1949. Selective Service Board 37, Passaic Company; Member American, New Jersey State, Passaic Company Bar associations, American, New Jersey bankers associations, American Judicature Society, Society Political Science, Paterson Chamber of Commerce, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Vanauken, Charles S. was born on April 7, 1888 in Blairstown, New Jersey, United States. Son of Reuben H. and Elmira Jane (Hill) VanA.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Dickinson College, 1912, A.M., 1913.

    Career

    • Paterson Mortgage & Realty Company, 1936-1940. Director Alexander Hamilton Garage, Inc. Treasurer board of trustees Paterson Young Men’s Christian Association.

      President of the board of trustees Centenary College for Women. Chairman of the board of trustees George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery Association.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The Covenant is a big challenge to everybody. If God is committed to human race, anyone has to be prepared to accept that as reality and make a commitment in return.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

    Membership

    Member Passaic Company Welfare Board, 1936-1949. Selective Service Board 37, Passaic Company. Member American, New Jersey State, Passaic Company Bar associations, American, New Jersey bankers associations, American Judicature Society, Society Political Science, Paterson Chamber of Commerce, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Clubs: Rotary, New York Economic, Republican.

    Connections

    • Married Bessie C. Kelley, June 24, 1914. Children: Jean C., Marion E., Ruth E. Trust officer Citizens Company.
    • father: Reuben H. VanA.
    • mother: Elmira Jane (Hill) VanA.
    • spouse: Bessie C. Kelley
    • children: Jean C. Vanauken
    • Marion E. Vanauken
    • Ruth E. Trust officer Citizens Co Vanauken
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    Died November 27, 1968
    (aged 80)
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