Tag: Rotary Club

  • Roy R. Stewart

    Roy R. Stewart

    Roy R. Stewart was born in Quakake, PA, a small mining town, in 1887. During his youth, he worked as a breaker boy in the mines. After completing business college, he relocated to Camden in 1909 and secured employment at Hurley’s Department Store located at Broadway and Spruce Street. In 1912, he established his own…

  • Charles A. Wolverton

    Charles A. Wolverton

    Charles Anderson Wolverton was born in Camden, NJ in 1880 to Charles S. Wolverton and Martha Anderson Wolverton. In 1880, Charles S. Wolverton worked as a steamboat pilot, and the family lived at 313 Birch Street in North Camden. By the mid-1880s, the family had moved to 66 Vine Street, and Charles’ brother Walter P.…

  • V. McClellan Fulton

    V. McClellan Fulton

    V. McCLELLAN FULTON was born in Maryland around 1884. He had his first Studebaker dealership in 1909, and married at the age of 27. Known as “Mac” Fulton, he operated a Studebaker automobile agency in Camden for at least 30 years. In 1933, a time when Haddon Avenue in Camden was an “Auto Row,” he…



    The cost of administering City Government in Camden is lower per capita than in any city its size in New Jersey.The manner in which the low per capita figure is continued year after year is another evidence of consistent economy.Yes! the economy brakes are functioning. THERE ARE MANY GOOD REASONS WHY CAMDEN KEEPS GROWING Location,…

  • Bernard A. Ahlberg Biography

    Bernard A. Ahlberg Biography

    BERNARD ABRAHAM AHLBERG, former captain of industry, of Camden, New Jersey, and leader in all its departments of life, was born September 18, 1858, in Sweden, and died May 24, 1925. His parents were Abraham and Inga (Friedberg) Ahlberg. His father was of Scotch and his mother, of German descent. His father, who was a…

  • Rotary Club Hears Hitler Denounced

    Rotary Club Hears Hitler Denounced

    Adolph Hitler and his “brown barbarians” were accused of aiming to make war the “be-all and end-all of human evolution” in an address by Walter Schoenstedt

  • Rotary Club Lends to 16 College Boys

    Rotary Club Lends to 16 College Boys

    Camden Courier-Post – January 25, 1928 Eight Camden Youths, Now Graduates, Are Repaying Loans Eight Camden boys last September were able to continue their studies in college and universities because, back in 1923, a Camden service club established a loan fund to aid worthy students. Eight Camden boys, graduates of college, now are repaying various…

  • Rotary Club Told of Industrial Drive

    Rotary Club Told of Industrial Drive

    Camden Courier-Post – January 11, 1928 C. of C. Secretary Outlines Plan to Make Comprehensive Survey An industrial campaign for the purpose of inducing new business industries to locate in Camden will be part of the program of the Chamber of Commerce for this year, Loyal D. Odhner, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, told…