Hayden had been a policeman six years before he became a member of Fire Company No. 1, Fourth and Pine streets, 28 years ago. He was a member of the Junior Order of American Mechanics, Thomas Jefferson Council. He attended two state conventions as a delegate, from the Camden Firemen’s Relief Association. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Kate Hayden, and a son, Charles Ellis Hayden.
For many years Hayden had been a prominent worker as a member of the Ninth Ward Republican Association of the city.