Tag: E. George Aaron

  • 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…

  • William Van Pfefferle

    William Van Pfefferle

    William Van Pfefferle was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 17, 1891. William Van Pfefferle married Elsie Maxwell. Her father, Joseph Maxwell, was a career Camden Fire Department fire fighter. The couple lived with Maxwell’s at 620 North 3rd Street. By June of 1917 there were two children in the family. William Van Pfefferle then…

  • E. George Aaron

    E. George Aaron

    E. George Aaron was one of Camden’s leading citizens during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, serving on the school board, the City Commission, and as Director of Public Safety from October of 1949 until May of 1959. He took ill shortly after losing his bid for re-election to the City Commission in May of 1959…

  • My Camden Heritage

    By Dr. Samuel Zuckerman As published in the Jewish Community Voice, January 5, 2005. I am sitting in my den and close my eyes, I see the city as it was in my youth and recall the many people that crossed my path. I was eligible to go to Kaighns School but my parents didn’t…

  • E. George Aaron, Ex-Camden Aide, Attorney, Is Dead

    E. George Aaron, Ex-Camden Aide, Attorney, Is Dead

    Camden Courier-Post – May 13, 1960 Public Safety Director for Nine Years E. George Aaron, former public safety director and an attorney active in Camden’s public, civic and philanthropic affairs more than 30 years, is dead. Mr. Aaron died shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday in the Cherry Hill Apartments, Delaware Township, where he had lived…

  • E. George Aaron, Opinion

    E. George Aaron, Opinion

    Camden Courier-Post – January 6, 1960 E. George Aaron—The former city commissioner has a sumptuous city residence and beautiful country home with his own big private lake. How this basso has escaped the Met, goodness only knows; and how he has escaped roping by the gals, only he knows. It may be because of his…

  • Ten Retired Camden Policemen Praised, Receive Gold Badges

    Ten Retired Camden Policemen Praised, Receive Gold Badges

    Camden Courier-Post May 7, 1958 Ten retired members of the Camden Police Department answered their last roll call Tuesday night. By James M. Neville They received gold retirement and lifelong membership cards in the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association at the second annual dinner of Local 35 in Kenney’s. Their ages ranged from 52 to 65 and…

  • 13 Given Oath at City Hall as New Firemen

    13 Given Oath at City Hall as New Firemen

    Camden Courier-Post – December 30, 1955 Thirteen new firemen were sworn in today by Safety Director E. George Aaron in ceremonies at City Hall. Beginning Sunday they will start a 90-day probatinoary period, during which they will receive instruction at the fire training school, 9th and Morgan sts. All are war veterans and all are…

  • Police Drive On Sunday Sales Here

    Camden Courier-Post – November 24, 1955 Merchant Vows He’ll Open Store Despite Ban Police said today they would “crack down” on any store which attempts to open Sunday for the sale of general merchandise in violation of the city’s 49-year-old “blue laws.” The threat of police action was aimed at the Windsor Fifth Avenue Store…

  • Merchants Laud Crackdown on Street Peddlers

    Merchants Laud Crackdown on Street Peddlers

    Camden Courier-Post – October 27, 1955 Nuisance Eliminated, They Say, Praising Action by Police Camden City’s police crackdown on the illegal operations of pretzel vendors and other type peddlers in the mid-city business area was hailed today by the merchants. All merchants contacted agreed the problem has been eliminated and expressed hope the regulation would…

  • Pfefferle Disputed by Sherman on School Hazard

    Pfefferle Disputed by Sherman on School Hazard

    Camden Courier-Post – December 31, 1953 Differ on Closing of McKinley as ‘Fire Hazard’ Joseph T. Sherman, Board of Education member, today disputed a statement by Chief Engineer William Van Pfefferle the McKinley School was closed on the recommendation of the fire marshal. Pfefferle previously had disagreed with findings of a State Department of Education…

  • City to Limit All-Night Parking In Move to Clean Main Streets

    City to Limit All-Night Parking In Move to Clean Main Streets

    Camden Courier-Post – December 26, 1953 By Ronald G. Van Tine Restrictions on nightlong parking on principal streets in the business district will be tried out early next year as a major step in a campaign to make Camden a cleaner city in which to live and work. Public Works Commissioner Abbott, who disclosed the…

  • Camden City March of Dimes Campaign

    Camden City March of Dimes Campaign

    Camden Courier-Post – December 22, 1953 Completion of the Camden City volunteer organization which will distribute 1500 can containers to business houses throughout the city for the 1954 March of Dimes was announced today by City Commissioner Aaron, Camden County chairman. With leaders in every ward in Camden City, as well as in all the…

  • Drop-a-Buck Club Organizes Drive To Aid Needy Families at Christmas

    Drop-a-Buck Club Organizes Drive To Aid Needy Families at Christmas

    Camden Courier-Post – November 6, 1953 Drop-a-Buck Club Organizes Drive To Aid Needy Families at Christmas The first phase of the program the for needy families of the city through the Drop-a-Buck Club went into operation Thursday when a group of volunteers started distribution of collection containers to the taverns of the city. The Drop-a-Buck…

  • Pension Granted to Fire Captain Hurt at Blaze

    Pension Granted to Fire Captain Hurt at Blaze

    Camden Courier-Post – May 22, 1953 A Camden fire department captain has received a disability pension as a result of injuries received while fighting an East Camden blaze last year. Capt. George Fuscellaro, 37, of 1041 Lois Ave., was approved for pension, at full salary, by the retirement committee of the police and Firemen Pension…