69th Congress Pictorial Directory, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
MAPES, Carl Edgar (1874-1939)

MAPES, CARL EDGAR, a Representative from Michigan; born on a farm near Kalamo, Eaton County, Mich., December 26, 1874; attended the common schools; was graduated from Olivet (Mich.) College in 1896 and from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1899; was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1899; assistant prosecuting attorney of Kent County, Mich., 1900-1904; member of the State house of representatives 1905-1907; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1907; member of the State senate 1909-1913; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1913, until his death; chairman, Committee on District of Columbia (Sixty-sixth Congress); died in New Orleans, La., on December 12, 1939; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.

University of Michigan
Michigan Historical Collections, Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: ca. 1908-1939, 1 volume and 1 envelope.
The collection of Carl Edgar Mapes includes a volume containing newspaper clippings and memorabilia mainly relating to his death, as well as a family photograph from around 1920.

Papers: In the Herbert F. Baker Papers, 1904-1926, 5 linear feet and 1 volume.
Persons represented include Carl Edgar Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Frank Dwight Fitzgerald Papers, 1928-1944, 28 linear feet and 4 oversize volumes.
Correspondents include Carl E. Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Benjamin S. Hanchett Papers, 1888-1958, 3 linear feet.
Persons represented include Carl Edward Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Harry Burns Hutchins Papers, 1879-1930, 22 linear feet.
Persons represented include Carl Edgar Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Howard Cyrus Lawrence Papers, 1916-1966, 25 linear feet and 2 volumes.
Correspondents include Carl E. Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Almon W. McCall papers, 1924-1970, 3 linear feet.
Correspondents include Carl E. Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Ernest J. McCall Papers, ca. 1897-1950, 0.3 linear foot.
Correspondents include Carl E. Mapes.

Papers: In the Frank McKay Papers, 1909-1965, 3 linear feet and 2 volumes.
Correspondents include Carl E. Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the William Butts Mershon Papers, 1848-1943, 47 linear feet.
Persons represented include Carl Edgar Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Norris Family Papers, 1815-1960, 3 linear feet and 1 oversize folder.
Persons represented include Carl Edgar Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Chase Salmon Osborn Papers, 1889-1949, 168 linear feet and 3 volumes.
Persons represented include Carl Edgar Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Alexander Grant Ruthven Papers, ca. 1901-1961, 65 linear feet and 1 oversize folder.
Persons represented include Carl Edgar Mapes. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Taggart Family Papers, 1860-1960, 3 linear feet.
Correspondents include Carl Mapes.

  • United States. 76th Cong., 3d sess., 1940. House. Memorial services held in the House of Representatives of the United States, together with remarks presented in eulogy of Carl Edgar Mapes, late a Representative from Michigan. Seventy-sixth Congress, third session. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1941.