Tag: Joseph O'Connor

  • Eli E. Conaghy

    Eli E. Conaghy

    Eli Edward Conaghy was born on August 24, 1900, in Camden, New Jersey. His father, James P. Conaghy, was involved in the Eagle Coal and Ice Company, a business he co-operated with his uncle, Joseph Henry Conaghy, located at 246 Pine Street by 1906. Theodosia Hunt Conaghy, born in Gloucester City, New Jersey, in March…

  • Joseph V. O’Connor

    Joseph V. O’Connor

    Joseph V O’Connor, aka Joseph Connors, was born in Pennsylvania around 1902 to Michael and Della O’Connor. His parents were both born in Ireland, Michael O’Connor coming to the United States in 1894, Della in 1900. Joe O’Connor was the oldest of at least five children, coming before John, Raymond, Mary, and Francis. The family…

  • Frank Doris

    Frank Doris

    Frank Doris was born in Pennsylvania around 1906 to Joseph Doris Sr. and his wife Mary. His father was born in Pennsylvania, his mother in Ireland. She had come to America in the 1880’s. His mother’s name was reported as Mary in the 1910 Census and as Emma in later records. The 1910 Census shows…

  • John Doris

    John Doris

    John Doris was born in Pennsylvania around 1906 to Joseph Doris Sr. and his wife Mary. His mother’s name was reported as Mary in the 1910 Census and as Emma in later records. The 1910 Census shows the Doris family at 546 Randolph Street in Philadelphia. Of the six children born to the family, five…

  • Joseph “Mose” Flannery

    Joseph “Mose” Flannery

    Joseph “Mose” Flannery was born in Pennsylvania in 1902 to James A. and Mary Flannery, both of whom were born in Ireland. He was the sixth child born to the couple, coming after John F., Thomas, Winifred, Mary, and James. Two more children, Catherine and Francis, came later. When the Census was taken in 1910…

  • ‘Buck’ Sage Held as ‘Hit-Runner’

    ‘Buck’ Sage Held as ‘Hit-Runner’

    Camden Courier-Post – June 11, 1932 Detainer Lodged Against Sportsman in Shooting of Waterhouse A detainer against Russell “Buck” Sage, held in Gloucester on a hit-run charge, was lodged last night by Camden police, who claim the South Camden sportsman “knows more than he has told” of the shooting of Harry “Gyp” Waterhouse. Sage was…

  • Shooting May End in Murder Charge

    Shooting May End in Murder Charge

    Trenton Evening Times – April 29, 1929 Camden, N.J., April 29—John Doris, 24, was held today on the charge of shooting John O’Connor, 28, of Gloucester City. If O’Connor dies, the Prosecutor said Doris would be charged with murder. Doris’ brother, Frank, was executed several years ago for complicity in a murder committed during the…

  • Gangster Shot As Racketeers Open War Here

    Gangster Shot As Racketeers Open War Here

    Camden Courier-Post – April 29, 1929 Gloucester Man Near Death After Attack at Broadway and Kaighn Avenue Felled Near Quarters of Camden Gamblers Brother of Frank Doris Accused After Police Round up 10 Men Shooting of an alleged racketeer at Broadway and Kaighn avenue, near the threshold of one of South Jersey’s notorious reputed gambling…

  • Brother Follows Killer’s Footsteps

    Brother Follows Killer’s Footsteps

    Albany Evening Journal, Albany, NY, April 29, 1929 Held for Shooting Camden, N.J., April 29 (UP),—Slipping down the same path of crime that led his brother to the electric chair, John Doris, twenty-four, today was held for shooting an underworld character. The prosecutor declared that if the man shot, John O’Connor, twenty-eight, Gloucester City, died,…

  • Doris Indictment Studied by Police

    Doris Indictment Studied by Police

    Camden Courier-Post – May 1, 1929 Begins Probe of Flannery Case Records; May Press Connors Charge First Assistant Prosecutor Rocco Palese yesterday began to prepare his office to take John Doris to a quick trial for the murder of Joseph “Mose” Flannery. Although uncertain whether to try Doris immediately on the Flannery murder indictment, or…