Tag: Emerson Athletic Club

  • Judson K. Fish

    Judson K. Fish

    Judson K. Fish was born in April 1851 in New Jersey to parents Amanda and Ezra Fish. In 1860, the family resided in Delaware Township (now Cherry Hill), New Jersey. By the 1870 Census, they had moved to Camden’s Middle Ward, where Ezra Fish worked as a policeman. The family included Ezra, Amanda, older brother…

  • Frank McLaughlin

    Frank McLaughlin

    FRANCIS J.” FRANK” McLAUGHLIN was born in Camden, New Jersey on July 11, 1900 to William McLaughlin Sr. and his wife the former Margaret Maguire, most likely at 1165 Ross Street, where the family had been living when the Census was taken on June 4. Ross Street was a short street that ran from Orchard…

  • Emerson Athletic Club

    Emerson Athletic Club

    aka Emerson Athletic Association of Camden, NJ The Emerson Athletic Club sponsored baseball, football, and basketball teams in Camden from 1908 through at least 1922. The club was based in Camden’s Eighth Ward. It may have taken its name form that of Annie Emerson, who operated a cigar store at 1602 Broadway from 1902 through…