Tag: David S Rhone

  • Thomas Yorke Smith

    Thomas Yorke Smith

    Thomas. Yorke Smith, more commonly known as T. Yorke Smith, born around 1873 in New Jersey, entered matrimony with Harriet A. Smith at the age of 21. Around the turn of the century, T. Yorke Smith, initially a banker, formed a business alliance with David Baird Sr. In 1902, at the dawn of Parkside’s development,…

  • David S. Rhone

    David S. Rhone

    Dr. David Samuel Rhone was born in Pennsylvania on March 5, 1878. Around 1920, he and his wife Florence relocated to Camden, NJ, where he established a medical practice and a pharmacy known as the Crescent Drug Company, situated at 1202 Haddon Avenue. As a member of the Republican Party, Dr. Rhone achieved electoral success…

  • George S. Tempest

    George S. Tempest

    GEORGE S. TEMPEST was born in Pennsylvania in March of 1869. He lived in Philadelphia virtually his entire life. As a boy, he went to Girard College, a boarding school for poor orphaned and fatherless boys. After finishing his education he secured a position as an officer with the Philadelphia police department. When the 1900…

  • Joseph “Mose” Flannery

    Joseph “Mose” Flannery

    Joseph “Mose” Flannery was born in Pennsylvania in 1902 to James A. and Mary Flannery, both of whom were born in Ireland. He was the sixth child born to the couple, coming after John F., Thomas, Winifred, Mary, and James. Two more children, Catherine and Francis, came later. When the Census was taken in 1910…

  • That Sense of Security

    That Sense of Security

    By Commissioner David S. Rhone, Director Of Public Safety In one of his first public statements after taking office, President Coolidge gave utterance to the following “A city may be judged by its citizens.” Judged from the standpoint of acts of commission, Camden points to its accomplishments in business, civic and home life to justify…

  • Dzick Appointed Judge of Camden Municipal Court

    Dzick Appointed Judge of Camden Municipal Court

    Camden Courier-Post – May 16, 1950 Prosecutor Replaces DiMona; Anthony Lario Is Chosen Benjamin J. Dzick, city prosecutor since 1942, today was named municipal judge of Camdent [sic] by Director of Public Safety George Aaron, replacing Police Court Judge John R. DiMona. At the same time Aaron appointed Anthony M. Lario to the post of…

  • Koerner Made Police Chief; Carroll, Mattison Promoted

    Koerner Made Police Chief; Carroll, Mattison Promoted

    Camden Courier-Post – November 29, 1949 Johnson, Garrity Move As Aaron Shifts Officers Capt. Gustav Koerner, youngest of six men holding that rank in the department, today was named Camden police chief. Public Safety Director Aaron announced the appointment and the 53-year-old Koerner, a member of the department 26 years, was sworn in by County…

  • Henry Magin Funeral

    Camden Times – August 29, 1941 Funeral services for City Commissioner Henry Magin were held Tuesday, with many officials and colleagues in veteran’s and fraternal circles participating. Commissioner Magin, who was 44, and head of the Public Works Department of Camden, died suddenly Friday, just as he had finished talking to an official. As he…

  • Henry Magin Laid to Rest by War Veteran Buddies

    Henry Magin Laid to Rest by War Veteran Buddies

    Camden Courier-Post – August 26, 1941 Trucks of Flowers in Funeral Cortege Funeral services for City Commissioner Henry Magin were held today with his colleagues in official and veterans circles participating. Services were conducted in city commission chambers on the second floor of city hall, in charge of Rev. Dr. W.W. Ridgeway, rector of St.…

  • Vincent Gallaher to Be Named County Soliciter by Freeholders to Replace Keown Tonight

    Camden Courier-Post – February 9, 1938 By Dan McConnell Vincent J. Gallaher, of Collingswood, a Camden attorney and chairman of the Camden County Democratic Committee, will be elected county solicitor at tonight’s regular meeting of the coalition-controlled Camden County Board of Freeholders. This was learned through two unimpeachable sources yesterday. Gallaher informed close friends he…

  • Is Zat So?

    Camden Courier-Post – February 9, 1938 By Gordon Mackay May we not at this time proffer a suggestion to Mayor Brunner, Eddie Kelleher and the other party sachems that should be a sure-fire plan to make Camden county safe for Democracy? We advise that the Democrats gather a fund of $4000, the money to be…

  • Inquest Set Today in Gambling Death

    Camden Courier-Post – February 2, 1938 Jury List Prepared for Coroner’s Action in Holdup Fatality The coroner’s inquest to decide the cause of death to Angelos Magalas, Greek chef, who was shot during a card game holdup at 725 Penn Street on January 11, will be held today at 10 a. m. Coroner Franklin P.…

  • Johnson Gets Ward’s Job as Kobus Orders Cop Shakeup

    Johnson Gets Ward’s Job as Kobus Orders Cop Shakeup

    By Charles L. Humes In a shakeup of Camden police officials yesterday afternoon Lieutenant Samuel E. Johnson was named acting chief of detectives by Commissioner Mary W. Kobus, director of public safety. Lieutenant George A. Ward, who has been in charge of the detective bureau for a year, was transferred to take Johnson’s place in…

  • Arrest of Six Links Numbers And Fake Cash

    Arrest of Six Links Numbers And Fake Cash

    Camden Courier-Post – August 10, 1935 Men Nabbed Here Believed to Be Members of Ring A tie-up between a huge counterfeiting ring and a gambling syndicate backing the “numbers” was believed unearthed by Camden police and Federal authorities following the arrest here yesterday of six colored men on charges of attempting to pass bogus money.…

  • Frank Truax Dies

    Camden Courier-Post – July 1, 1932 POLICE SERGEANT Second District Officer Had Been in Service Since 1917 Police Sergeant Frank Truax of the Second Police District died at last night in Cooper Hospital of a complication of diseases. He was 50 and resided at 1139 Kenwood Avenue. Sergeant Truax was admitted to the institution at…