Tag: John A. Mather

  • John A. Mather Jr.

    John A. Mather Jr.

    General John Atkinson Mather Jr. was born on July 17, 1865, in Gloucester City, NJ, to John and Luisa Wallace Dawson Mather. His father, John Mather Sr., had served as a Sergeant with Company H of the 10th New Jersey Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The Mather family called 423 South 3rd Street in…

  • Thousands View Chief’s Remains

    Thousands View Chief’s Remains

    Camden Post-Telegram – May 10, 1914 Throngs Jam Court House While Body Lies in State for Two Hours. LAST SAD RITES THIS AFTERNOON Not since the memorable funeral of Chief of Police Foster ten years ago, has there been such a genuine public tribute paid an official of Camden as was in evidence last night…