Tag: Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 111

  • Ralph W. E. Donges

    Ralph W. E. Donges

    Ralph Waldo Emerson Donges, born on May 5, 1868, in Donaldson, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, to Dr. John Washington Donges and Rose Marguerite Renaud Donges, was a distinguished legal and political figure in Camden, NJ. His father, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a practicing physician, and his French-born mother, provided a nurturing environment…

  • Loyal Order of Moose – Camden Lodge 111

    Loyal Order of Moose – Camden Lodge 111

    Though the Moose fraternal organization was founded in the late 1800s with the modest goal of offering men an opportunity to gather socially, it was reinvented during the first decade of the 20th century into an organizational dynamo of men and women who set out to build a city that would brighten the futures of…

  • William P. Corson – An Excerpt

    William P. Corson – An Excerpt

    WILLIAM PENN CORSON – An active factor in the modern development of Camden and vicinity, a native of the city, a credit to his ancestry and the community, Mr. Corson is widely known and esteemed for manly worth and public spirit. He was born February 27, 1873, in Camden, and is a lineal descendant of…

  • 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,…

  • Gloucester Group to Give Ball Here

    Gloucester Group to Give Ball Here

    Camden Courier-Post – February 12, 1938 Camden Officials to Attend Barbers’ and Beauticians’ Fete Monday More than 700 persons, including Camden city and county officials, will attend the first annual ball of the Beauticians and Barbers Association to be given Monday night at the Moose ballroom, 808 Market street, Camden. The group, a Gloucester City…

  • John Rittenhouse Dies; Cooper Point Merchant

    John Rittenhouse Dies; Cooper Point Merchant

    Camden Courier-Post – February 4, 1933 John F. Rittenhouse, 53, store proprietor, of 941 Point Street, who died Thursday, will be buried Monday. Burial will be at Arlington Cemetery, after services 10:30 AM at Scroeder Chapel, Broadway and Royden Street. Mr. Rittenhouse was a member of Camden Lodge, No. 293, of Elks ; Camden Lodge…

  • Political Paragraphs

    Camden Courier-Post – October 31, 1931 Gloucester Republicans concluded their final Baird rally of the campaign last night at their headquarters, 101 North King Street. Polls throughout the slate will open for the general election Tuesday at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. All voters in the polling place at 8 p.m. or in…