Tag: Engine Company 7

  • Edward G. Glaze

    Edward G. Glaze, born on April 25, 1915, in Pennsylvania to William Elmer and Elizabeth A. Glaze, had family ties to East Camden dating back to at least 1906 when his grandfather, Frederick Glaze, resided at 1531 Federal Street. By 1910, the Glaze family was living at 2034 Federal Street, and shortly after Edward’s birth,…

  • Dominick J. Persiani

    Dominick J. Persiani

    Dominick J. Persiani was born in New Jersey in 1918 to parents Caesar and Alma Persiani. The 1920 Census records the family, consisting of Dominick and three older sisters, residing at 311 Division Street in South Camden. After receiving a grammar school education, Dominick entered the workforce. The 1930 Census indicates that he lived with…

  • Changes Announced in Fire Department

    Changes Announced in Fire Department

    Camden Courier-Post – June 5, 1940 Truck Disbanded, Engine Company Created 13 Men Transferred Commissioner Mary W. Kobus yesterday announced a number of changes in the fire department, including the disbanding of Truck Company No. 4; creation of a new engine company No. 10, and the transfer of 18 officers and men, 12 of them…

  • New Firemen Assigned for Two Platoons

    New Firemen Assigned for Two Platoons

    Camden Post-Telegram – December 30, 1920 Double Shift System Becomes Effective at 8 O’clock on Saturday Morning Saturday morning at 8 o’clock the two-platoon system of the Fire Department becomes effective. At that hour the first shift will go on duty and remain until 6 p.m. when the second squad goes on, remaining until 8…