Tag: William E. Albert

  • William E. Albert

    William E. Albert

    WILLIAM E. ALBERT was born in New Jersey around 1870. He was the son of Ernest and Hannah Albert. Ernest Albert had emigrated to America from Wurttemburg in what is now Germany. He arrived in Philadelphia in 1860, married there, and came to Camden around 1865. When the Census was taken in 1870, Ernest Albert…

  • Changes Ordered In Camden Police

    Changes Ordered In Camden Police

    Philadelphia Inquirer – November 26, 1922 Council Body Directs Solicitor Bleakly to Plan Re-organization of Department Following an extended conference, the police committee of Camden City Council yesterday directed Solicitor Bleakly to prepare an ordinance for a partial reorganization of the Police Department. The new ordinance will provide for the captain and three lieutenants to…

  • CAMDEN HAILS HER SONS, CONQUERORS, AT VICTORY JUBILEE

    CAMDEN HAILS HER SONS, CONQUERORS, AT VICTORY JUBILEE

    Camden Courier-Post – September 7, 1919 Battle Flags Wave in Triumph O’er Parade Reviewed by Admiral Gray Veterans of G. A. R. and Wounded Ride; Centopath [sic] Passes in Reverential Hush The Peace with victory which Camden’s sons along with millions of other soldiers of all the Allied countries helped to bring home was celebrated…

  • Fireman in a Mix-Up

    Fireman in a Mix-Up

    Philadelphia Inquirer – February 18, 1906 Charles Worthington Accuses Edgar Bolton of Assault Fireman Edgar Bolton, former foreman Engine Company No. 5, of Camden, was arrested by Captain of Police Albert yesterday, on a charge of atrocious assault and battery preferred by Charles Worthington, a member of the same company. Worthington, while returning to the…

  • First Ward Club Had a Jolly Time

    First Ward Club Had a Jolly Time

    Annual Election and Feast of Fun Held Last Night Camden Courier-Post – January 12, 1904 Hospitality was rampant at the First Ward Young Republican Club last night. The occasion was the annual meeting. Following the election of officers there was a delightful entertainment and a splendid feast, the honors being done by Captain William E.…

  • Police Stopped Sunday Amusements

    Police Stopped Sunday Amusements

    Philadelphia Inquirer – September 7, 1903 The Hebrew Social and Educational Club, of Camden, gave an outing at Hoosey’s Grove, Camden’s East Side, yesterday. A large number of persons were present from all parts of Camden and Philadelphia. Children were enjoying themselves immensely in swings and other amusements when Captain of Police Albert served notice…

  • Camden’s Pride Parades Before City’s People

    Philadelphia Inquirer – February 23, 1901 Policemen and Firemen Make Their Initial Turnout and Present a Creditable Appearance – Reviewed by Officials – How the Departments Have Grown With a line up that could not be surpassed by the famous “Broadway Squad” of New York, Camden’s policemen, or most of them, turned out in review…

  • Police in a Church

    Police in a Church

    Philadelphia Inquirer – February 12, 1900 Camden Guardians of the Peace Attend Divine Service Chief of Police John Foster, Captains Stanley, Boyle and Alberts, seventy policemen and Colonel D. B. Murphy, the police drill instructor, marched in a body from the Third Regiment Armory in Camden to Broadway M. E. Church last evening to attend…

  • Mystery of a Swamp

    Mystery of a Swamp

    Harrisburg Patriot – July 17, 1899 Empty Carriage. Cries of Murder and a Negro’s Arrest Philadelphia, July 16 — Walter S. Jones, colored, is locked up in Camden Jail under a chain of weird circumstances. On Friday night a horse and empty wagon were found standing in a clump of bushes near Seventeenth and Mickle…

  • Bluecoats For East End

    Bluecoats For East End

    Camden Daily Courier – May 19, 1899 Eight of the New Guardians of the Peace Named Captain Albert will have charge of the new district – Former Chief Abbott among the Batch of new appointees. Eight of the prospective policemen from the Eleventh and Twelfth wards were at the City Hall this morning. They were…

  • Drunks Were Scarce

    Drunks Were Scarce

    Camden Daily Telegram – October 31, 1898 Drunks were scarce in this city Saturday and yesterday and as a result the police had little to do. Richard Fowler, a respectable looking old gentleman who claimed Philadelphia as his home, was one of the unfortunate. He was picked up by Officer Hovis on Saturday, being to…