Tag: George Nowrey

  • George Nowrey

    GEORGE NOWREY was born in Glendon PA, a few miles from Easton, in 1862. His family moved to Camden when he was 11. His brother was Joseph E. Nowrey, Democratic politician from Camden who served as the city’s Mayor from 1902 to 1905. Joseph Nowrey also served as Camden County sheriff. George and Joseph E.…

  • Joseph E. Nowrey

    Joseph E. Nowrey, born in 1865 in Glendon, Pennsylvania, played a significant role in Camden, New Jersey’s history. His father, Alexander Nowrey, established a dry goods business at 842 Locust Street in Camden before passing away in 1877. Joseph’s mother, Mary, continued running the business after Alexander’s death. Joseph Nowrey’s early career included working as…

  • Pallbearers Named for Stehr Funeral

    Pallbearers Named for Stehr Funeral

    Camden Evening Courier, Morning Post – December 12, 1930 Body Will Lie in State Tonight—Burial Tomorrow Afternoon Funeral arrangements were completed yesterday for Chief of Police Lewis H. Stehr, who died Wednesday in Cooper Hospital following a heart attack. The body will lie in state tonight between 7 and 10 p.m. at the Schroeder Chapel,…

  • Police Shake-up in Camden

    Police Shake-up in Camden

    Philadelphia Inquirer – February 17, 1916 There was a general change in Camden’s Police Department yesterday occasioned by the retirement of Captain Arthur Stanley after nearly twenty years of service. He was succeeded as captain by Sergeant Lewis Stehr, who takes charge of the Second district. Sergeant George Nowrey was transferred from the Third the…