Tag: James A. Garfield Elementary School

  • Carl F. Kellman

    Carl F. Kellman

    Carl F. Kellman was born in 1894 to parents Louise D.” Lulu” and Carl L. Kellman. He was the eldest among his siblings, Helen, Frederick, and Alma. Carl L. Kellman, originally from Germany, immigrated to the United States in 1891, where he met and married Louise, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1870. The Kellman…

  • Leon Todd from South Jersey: A History 1624 – 1924

    LEON EDGAR TODD–Substantial reasons for Camden’s continuous growth and advancement in recent years, are furnished in the development of the real estate plans of Leon E. Todd, one of the city’s most prominent realtors and builders in South Jersey, whose extensive general brokerage business and building interests have aroused State-wide attention. A native of Camden,…

  • Victor King

    Victor King

    Victor King, born in Pennsylvania in 1874, established his residence in Camden after 1911, where he purchased a home at 3197 Federal Street and ventured into business. Together with his wife Sarah, they raised six children –- daughters Ethel, Grace, and Marietta, and sons Edward, Earl, and Victor S. King. During this period, Victor also…

  • East Camden

    East Camden

    Originally a part of Stockton Township, the area that is now known as East Camden was merged into Camden proper in 1899 along with the neighborhood now known as Cramer Hill. It included the villages of Wrightsville, Stockton, and Rosedale, which lay along Federal Street. The area was served by the Pavonia Railroad Station, located…

  • Arthur Allen

    ARTHUR ALLEN was born in 1894 at New Gretna, NJ. While serving with the United States Army in France during World War I, he volunteered to serve in America’s first tank unit where he rose to the rank of sergeant under the command of George D. Patton, who went on to fame during World War…

  • Arthur Allen Dies; Fought in War I In 1st Tank Unit

    Arthur Allen Dies; Fought in War I In 1st Tank Unit

    Camden Courier-Post – April 28, 1950 Arthur Allen, 55, who was a member of the first American Tank Corps formed in War I, died Thursday night in his home, 3167 Merriell [sic] avenue, after an illness of a year. Born in New Gretna, he had been a resident of Camden since 1930. For the last…

  • Boys Held in Gem Theft

    Boys Held in Gem Theft

    Camden Courier-Post – March 29, 1930 Lads, 11 and 10, Charged by East Camden Woman With Taking Purse and $725 Diamond Charged with the theft of a $725 diamond ring, two small boys were ordered held for Juvenile Court by Police Judge Pancoast yesterday. One of the boys, William McGinnis, 11, of 2639 Carman Street,…