Tag: Albert S Woodruff

  • Rocco Palese

    Rocco Palese

    Rocco Palese, born on July 4, 1893, in Garaguso, Italy, to Domenico and Luicia Palese, immigrated to America with his family in 1898, settling in Camden by 1906. Domenico Palese initially worked as a bartender, and the family resided at 318 Cherry Street. By 1910, they had moved to 266 Pine Street, where Domenico owned…

  • Raymond F. Smith

    Raymond F. Smith

    Sergeant Raymond F. Smith, born Lucius Raymond Smith on June 6, 1895, led a remarkable life marked by his contributions to the military, professional boxing, civic engagements, and charitable endeavors. Enlisting in the United States Army at a young age of 17, Sergeant Ray Smith served in Mexico as part of General Pershing’s expedition in…

  • Carl Kisselman

    Introduction is sourced from South Jersey: A History, 1624-1924 CARL KISSELMAN — Among the younger members of the legal profession who are prepared to fill the ranks as the older and noted men of the legal fraternity come to years of retirement, is Carl Kisselman, who was admitted to the bar of the State of…

  • Samuel M. Shay

    Samuel M. Shay

    Samuel M. Shay was a prominent figure in Camden County during the early 20th century. Born around 1885 in New Jersey, he was appointed as Judge of the Common Pleas Court in Camden County by Governor Edwards in 1922. He was reappointed for a second term in 1927. Aside from his work as a judge,…

  • Camden Chiselers Club

    Camden Chiselers Club

    The Camden Chiselers Club was organized in 1930 by Camden County Chief of Detectives Larry Doran, attorney Rocco Palese, and several other members of Camden’s political and business community. On January 6, 1938 the club gathered at 1462 Wildwood Avenue, the home of Assemblyman-elect and Mrs. Margaret Palese, to elect officers and celebrate Mrs. Palese’s…

  • V. McClellan Fulton

    V. McClellan Fulton

    V. McCLELLAN FULTON was born in Maryland around 1884. He had his first Studebaker dealership in 1909, and married at the age of 27. Known as “Mac” Fulton, he operated a Studebaker automobile agency in Camden for at least 30 years. In 1933, a time when Haddon Avenue in Camden was an “Auto Row,” he…

  • Edward J. Borden

    Edward J. Borden

    EDWARD J. BORDEN SR. was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 12, 1888 to John and Beatrice Borden, both of whom were born in Canada. The elder Borden was a boilermaker by trade. The family moved to Illinois shortly after Edward Borden’s birth, residing there as early as 1890 and as late as July of…

  • David Baird, Jr.

    David Baird, Jr.

    David Baird Jr. was born in Camden NJ on October 18, 1881. His father, David Baird Sr., was one of Camden’s leading citizens for well over 50 years, an important man both in the business and political life of Camden, Camden County, and South Jersey. David Baird Jr. attended the Raymond Academy at Camden and…

  • Kobus Leadership Wins New Support

    Camden Courier-Post – February 3, 1938 Westfield Avenue G. O. P. Club Authorizes Recognition by Ward Representatives Authorization to the two Republican county committee members of the Eleventh ward to recognize Commissioner Mary W. Kobus as the leader of the Republican party in the city and county, and endorsement of former Senator Albert S. Woodruff…

  • 12th Ward G.O.P. Backs Selection of Woodruff

    12th Ward G.O.P. Backs Selection of Woodruff

    Camden Courier-Post – January 26, 1938 The Twelfth Ward Republican Club last night passed unanimously a motion to endorse the action of Hanna in advocating election of former Senator Albert S. Woodruff as a member of the Delaware River Joint Commission. The club also passed unanimously a resolution urging Woodruff’s appointment. The motion to endorse…

  • Taps Sound for Jack Airedale, Canine Mascot of Fire Laddies

    Taps Sound for Jack Airedale, Canine Mascot of Fire Laddies

    Camden Courier-Post – November 7, 1934 Taps Sound for Jack Airedale, Canine Mascot of Fire Laddies Camden firemen and policemen paid their final respects to stout-hearted Jack Airedale yesterday. The beloved mascot of Headquarters Fire Company, Fifth and Arch streets, whose life was crushed out under the wheels of truck No. 2, his own wagon,…

  • Banquet to Honor John S. M’Taggart

    Banquet to Honor John S. M’Taggart

    Camden Courier-Post – March 10, 1934 Popular Patrolman Will Be Guest at G.O.P. Club in Sixth Ward A testimonial dinner will be tendered Patrolman John S. McTaggart, well known member of the Camden police force, at 8 p.m. next Friday at the Sixth Ward Republican Club. Officer McTaggart, who resides at 806 South Sixth street,…

  • Moore In Camden Speech Demands Fairness at Polls

    Moore In Camden Speech Demands Fairness at Polls

    Camden Courier-Post – October 29, 1931 Towers Theatre Packed at Climax of All-Day Invasion Here TOURS SMALLER TOWNS By RANSLOE BOONE Demanding a fair election and protection to Democratic voters, A. Harry Moore was greeted here last night by the largest crowd to gather at a Democratic meeting in Camden’s recent history. The Democratic candidate…

  • Lippincott Widow Sues for $225,000

    Lippincott Widow Sues for $225,000

    Camden Courier-Post – October 13, 1931 Haddon Heights Woman Files Action Against Railroad for Mate’s Death Suit for $255,000 was filed in New Jersey Supreme Court yesterday by Mrs. Margaret Lippincott against the Atlantic City Railroad in the death of her husband, Willet Lippincott, of 106 Station Avenue, Haddon Heights, a real estate operator and…

  • SECOND MRS. MURRY DROPS ESTATE FIGHT

    SECOND MRS. MURRY DROPS ESTATE FIGHT

    Camden Courier-Post – March 29, 1930 Eight-Year Controversy over Property of Former Detective Ends Here An eight-year controversy over the estate of former City Detective George Murry, one time alleged vice czar of the Third Ward, ended yesterday when Wife No.2 withdrew her claims. Murry, who died under mysterious circumstances on the eve of going…