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James Grove Fulton

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James Grove Fulton, American congressman. Decorated by Republic of Italy, 1956; named Distinguished Graduate Pennsylvania State University, 1970; recipient Silver Quill award, 1970; member Young Republican National Hall of Fame; life member Allegheny County Young Republican Hall of Fame.

Background

Fulton, James Grove was born on March 1, 1903 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Ernest and Emilie (Fetterman) Fulton.

Education

Student Carnegie Institute Tech. Graduate Pennsylvania State University, 1970.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1928, in general practice of law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1928-1942. Solicitor for Dormont Borough, 1942. State senator 45th Pennsylvania District, 1939-1940.

Member 79th-82d Congresses, 31st Pennsylvania District, member 83d-91st Congresses, 27th District Pennsylvania. Member House Foreign Affairs committee, chairman sub-committee for Europe, chairman special sub-commission to investigate Displaced Persons and International Refugee Organisation, member Science and Astronautics committee, member veterans affairs committee 87th. United States delegate United Nations International Trade Organisation Conference, Havana, 1947-1948, United States, delegate 14th General Assembly United Nations, 1959.

Works

  • Co-author, Definitive study on International Trade Organisation. Owner, publisher Mount Lebanon (Pennsylvania) News, The Boro News, and The News (Allegheny County), Chartiers Valley Times Progress, The Tribune, also The News Progress, Dormont News (both Pittsburgh). Chairman Pennsylvania Heart Fund, 1970.

    Board of directors Pitt School Engineering. Board visitors United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member of the board of directors Pittsburgh Playhouse, Pittsburgh Opera Board. Member Allegheny Board Law Examiners, 1934-1942.

Republican for President United States at Uruguay inauguration, 1954. Member American, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County bar associations, Veterans Foreign Wars, American Legion, Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Civic of Allegheny County, Harvard of Western Pennsylvania, Harvard-Yale-Princeton, Duquesne, St. Clair Country, Chartiers Country, Law (Pittsburgh).

Connections

father:
James Ernest Fulton

mother:
Emilie (Fetterman) Fulton