Tag: John J. Hainsworth

  • Meeting is Conducted Orderly by Mayor Despite Difficulties

    Meeting is Conducted Orderly by Mayor Despite Difficulties

    Camden Courier-Post – June 10, 1960 Greeted by 500 Amid Applause and Cat-calls Mayor Pierce was determined to run an orderly meeting and he did Thursday night when his fellow commissioners stripped him of his duties as public safety director. When Pierce entered the commission chambers, bulging at the seams by an overflow crowd of…

  • Pierce is Ousted as Safety Head

    Pierce is Ousted as Safety Head

    Camden Courier-Post – June 10, 1960 Amid cheers and boos from spectators, Mayor Pierce was switched from director of public safety to public affairs director at a commission meeting Thursday night. Pierce lost control of the police and fire departments by a 4-1 vote. The motion to divest the mayor of the public safety department…