Tag: William P. Corson

  • Charles B. Helm

    Charles B. Helm

    Doctor Charles Blaine Helm was born in Camden in 1884. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1906. After establishing a veterinary practice in Camden at 900 South 5th Street where he also lived for many years, Dr. Helm involved himself in a variety of pursuits. Active politically…

  • 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…

  • The Alpha Club

    The Alpha Club

    The ALPHA CLUB was a social club that consisted mostly of young men from South Camden in the years prior to World War I. The club appears to have organized in 1906, and was active as late as 1917. The Alphas had a headquarters for a time at 708 Broadway. The Alphas sponsored baseball, basketball,…

  • New Chairmanship of the Camden Chamber of Commerce Committee

    New Chairmanship of the Camden Chamber of Commerce Committee

    Philadelphia Inquirer – October 7, 1921 Circuit Court Judge Frank T. Lloyd yesterday accepted chairmanship of the Camden Chamber of Commerce Committee which is to study the unemployment question and make suggestions for remedial measures. With Judge Lloyd on the committee are: The committee was named by William E. Bennett, president of the Chamber of…