Albert Sidney Camp Edit Profile
Albert Sidney Camp attended the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Literary Society.
The Camp family was a colonial family with ancestors arriving in the American colonies during the 17th century. He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (BL) degree in 1915 and was admitted to the GA state bar and became a practicing lawyer in Newnan, Georgia. After the war, Albert Camp attended the University of Edinburgh.
Mr. Camp served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1923 through 1928 and later as an assistant United States attorney for Georgia's northern district from 1934 through 1939. Camp was elected to fill the seat of the deceased Emmett M. Owen in the U.S. House of Representatives and served in that position from 1939 until his death in 1954 in Bethesda, Maryland. Mr. Camp is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan.
All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change education.
Served with Headquarters Detachment, 82d Division United States Army, 1917-1919. Member Georgia Bar Association, American Legion (commander Georgia Department 1933-1934). Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: Newnan Kiwanis (president 1930), Newnan Country.
Married Sarah Farmer, November 19, 1925. Children: Albert Sidney, Molly Farmer, (Mistress W. E. Davis).