Tag: William Feitz

ABOVE LEFT: Police Chief Arthur Colsey and detectives leaving the house at 242 Sycamore Street, where Detective William T. FEITZ was slain. The place, police said, was operated as a disorderly house by Mrs. Emma Heisler, 38, who is under arrest as a material witness. INSET: Detective William T. Feitz
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William T. Feitz

Detective Feitz was investigating three men who had entered a home at 243 Sycamore Street when he was gunned down from behind. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at West Jersey Hospital.

Joseph Klosterman (left) and Fred Klosterman (right). Brothers, who were identified yesterday by former employes of Camden numbers operators.
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Joseph Klosterman

Along with his brother Fred Klosterman, Joseph became heavily involved in the illegal lottery, or “numbers” racket, in Whitman Park and South Camden in the 1930s and 1940s. The Klosterman brothers were very active in Camden in the early 1930s.

Arthur Colsey - 1936-09-16
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Arthur Colsey

Politically active, Arthur Colsey served on City Council from the Second Ward from 1907 to 1911, as well as serving in the Camden Police Dept, eventually serving as Chief.

Jersey Joe Walcott (left) and Felix Bocchicchio in an undated photo.
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Felix Bocchicchio

Also known as “Man ‘o War,” Felix Bocchicchio left a lasting imprint on boxing history as the manager of Jersey Joe Walcott while also drawing significant attention from law enforcement.

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Store Bandits to be Quizzed in Chester on Feitz Murder

Seven men and women held by Camden as police as material witnesses in the murder of Detective William T. Feitz two weeks ago in an alleged South Camden disorderly house will look over two men arrested in Chester PA after a store holdup here.