Robert R. Rowan, Jr.

Robert Richard Rowan, Jr.

Robert Richard Rowan Jr. was born on January 21, 1932, in Camden, New Jersey, to parents Robert and Rose Skroski Rowan. Growing up in North Camden alongside his brother Ronald and sister Rita, Robert R. Rowan Sr. worked as a foreman in Camden’s engineering and traffic maintenance department.

Following his service in the Far East with the United States Army, Robert R. Rowan Jr. joined the Camden Fire Department on December 30, 1955. In 1953, he became engaged to Miriam F. McGlinchey and tied the knot upon his return to the USA. The young couple initially resided at 58 Erie Street until at least December 1955, and they continued living there into 1959. By February 1960, they had relocated to 1038 Lois Avenue in Cramer Hill.

Upon retiring from the Fire Department, Robert Rowan moved to 1410 Roanoke Road in Glendora, New Jersey, where he passed away on April 13, 1999.


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    Robert Richard Rowan Jr. was born on January 21, 1932, in Camden, New Jersey, to parents Robert and Rose Skroski Rowan. Growing up in North Camden alongside his brother Ronald and sister Rita, Robert R. Rowan Sr. worked as a foreman in Camden’s engineering and traffic maintenance department. Following his service in the Far East…

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