Schwartz, Charles P. (Charles Phineas), 1886-

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Charles P. Schwartz (1887-1975) was an attorney, civic leader, and educator in the social welfare movement. Schwartz served as chairman of the State of Illinois Committee on Citizenship and Naturalization and wrote many pamphlets for new citizens. Schwartz also served as president of the City Club of Chicago and in 1936, he was chairman of the Illinois Independent Committee for Franklin D. Roosevelt. Before beginning his law practice in Chicago, Schwartz was secretary to Judge Julian W. Mack who established the first juvenile court in the city. Finally, Schwartz was a friend and lawyer to Jane Addams. He was vice president, trustee, and counsel to Hull-House.

From the description of Papers, 1915-1975. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52699616

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referencedIn Hart, Henry Melvin, 1904-1969. Papers, 1927-1969 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Schwartz, Charles P. (Charles Phineas), b. 1886. Papers, 1915-1975. University of Illinois at Chicago Library, UIC
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Civil rights


Birth 1886



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