• Ethan P. Wescott

    Ethan P. Wescott

    Ethan P. Wescott (1883-1954) was a lawyer in New Jersey, following in his father’s footsteps. Active in fraternal organizations, he had a successful legal career and later ventured into the dairy business. Buried in Camden, NJ.

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  • Abraham J. Stow

    Abraham J. Stow

    Abraham J. Stow joined the Camden Fire Department on April 8, 1876, replacing John Fallan as an extra man in Engine Company 2. Prior to his appointment, he worked as a teamster driller and continued in that profession after leaving the Fire Department.

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  • Carl F. Kellman

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    Carl Kellman was shot and fatally injured during a robbery a few blocks away from his home while returning from a church carnival on October 13, 1912. He passed away the following morning.

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  • Samuel Lanning

    Samuel Lanning, or Laning, was selected as the inaugural Mayor of Camden, appointed by his fellow council members in both 1828 and 1829.

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  • Clayton Truax

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    Clayton Truax was a Camden shoemaker and politician, serving as mayor, on city council, and on the board of education.

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  • John V. Wilkie

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    John V. Wilkie, a Camden Police Officer, was born on June 29, 1898, and had a remarkable and tumultuous life in Camden. His father, William Wilkie, a Scottish merchant seaman, instilled in him a strong work ethic and a sense of adventure.

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