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Walter P. Wolverton
Walter P. Wolverton was born in Camden, NJ. holding a number of positions. His brother served in the House of Representatives.
Charles A. Wolverton
Charles Wolverton (1880-1969) was a New Jersey lawyer and politician who served 16 terms in Congress, chairing the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.
Lawrence T. Doran
Larry Doran helped crack several famous cases, helping send killers Walter Dworecki and William John Stephan to New Jersey’s electric chair. He was involved with most every major investigation in Camden County for a quarter of a century.
First Camden National Bank & Trust
This bank traces is roots back to June 16, 1812 when Camden’s first bank was incorporated. It was known as The State Bank at Camden, and retained that name until June 2, 1865, at which time it became a National Bank and its title was made The National State Bank of Camden. This bank did business until the late 1920s at the corner of North 2nd and Market Streets. The National State Bank of Camden merged with the First National Bank under the name First National State Bank on July 1, 1922.
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 1899, when his sister Beatrice was born. The family soon relocated again, this time to Wilmington DE, where they resided at 1205 Elm Street.
Camden National Bank
Established in 1885, the Camden National Bank opened at 259 Kaighn Avenue on August 13, 1885. Zophar C. Howell was the first President. One of the founders, and an early vice-president was Henry B. Wilson, for whom the H.B. Wilson School at South 9th & Florence Street is named, and whose son was Admiral Henry Braid Wilson Jr., for whom the boulevard is named. Another of Wilson’s son, Philip Wilson, worked for the bank for many years. Other founders included Howard M. Cooper and Isaac C. Toone.
First Camden National Bank Celebrating 130th Anniversary
First Camden National Bank and Trust Co. is celebrating its 130th anniversary today.
Henry Magin Laid to Rest by War Veteran Buddies
Funeral services for City Commissioner Henry Magin were held today with his colleagues in official and veterans circles participating.
Happenings in Washington
Indications are that the administration will oppose any drastic statutory change in the present Air Corps setup on the ground that it would throw n monkey wrench into the national defense machinery at a critical time.
Banquet to Honor John S. M’Taggart
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.
JOBLESS SON KILLS JAKE SCHILLER WHO SAVES BOY'S WIFE FROM GUN
A few hours after William Schiller killed his fater, his wife whom he had also tried to shoot, was found wandering through the city street, in all hysterical condition.
Vets in Colorful Memorial Crowd Convention Hall
More than 2500 persons attended a joint veterans memorial observance in Convention Hall which followed a parade of veterans and civic organizations yesterday afternoon.