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Walter D. Van Riper
Attorney General
1944-1948

     
  Walter D. Van Riper was born in Morris County, New Jersey on May 18, 1895. He graduated from the Boonton High School, New Jersey Law School and was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in November 1916. He served his law clerkship in the office of Cortlandt and R. Wayne Parker. He was appointed Assistant U.S. Attorney for New Jersey in 1922 and served until 1924. Van Riper was nominated by Governor Walter Edge and confirmed by the State Senate as Attorney General on January 31, 1944, taking office on February 4. He succeeded David T. Wilentz.
 
 
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