Magin Falls Dead at Plant While on Inspection Tour

Magin Falls Dead at City Incinerator Plant

Camden Courier-Post – August 22, 1941

City Commissioner Henry Magin fell dead at 11:20 AM today while making a tour of the city incinerator plant with other city officials. He stepped from a platform and called to James Carr, superintendent of streets, to “catch me.” He slumped into Carr’s arms. Carr and William F. Augustine, Courier-Post photographer, rushed him to Cooper Hospital, but physicians pronounced him dead. He had been ill of heart trouble for more than a year.


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