Tag: John T. Odorisio

  • William S. Gimello

    William S. Gimello

    William Savera Gimello is the son of the late Rocco “Rox” Gimello and Caterina Scogna. His father, known locally as the coach of the Camden Collegians, a semi-pro baseball team in the 1930s and 1940s, was also active in VFW affairs and politics. Born on January 1, 1928, at 270 Mount Vernon Street in Camden,…

  • 9 Camden Police Earn Promotions

    9 Camden Police Earn Promotions

    Camden Courier-Post – June 22, 1967 Lt. Howard Clayton, 55, 30 year veteran on Camden’s police was named acting captain of the service division yesterday, while five city patrolmen were sworn in as detectives by John T. Odorisio, city clerk. A sixth patrolman, Isaiah Pitts, 37, of 2920 Berkley Street, unable to attend promotion ceremonies…

  • 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…

  • Camden City March of Dimes Campaign

    Camden City March of Dimes Campaign

    Camden Courier-Post – December 22, 1953 Completion of the Camden City volunteer organization which will distribute 1500 can containers to business houses throughout the city for the 1954 March of Dimes was announced today by City Commissioner Aaron, Camden County chairman. With leaders in every ward in Camden City, as well as in all the…