Tag: Frank J Hartmann Jr

Frank J. Hartmann, Jr.

The Hurley Store on Broadway, a great big structure conducted on progressive lines as is proven by the manner in which the buying public bestows its patronage. The Hurley service has become a byword with thousands of South Jersey families. its occupants.
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CAMDEN INDUSTRIES

Various industries in Camden, circa 1929

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Admiral Wilson Boulevard

ADMIRAL WILSON BOULEVARD, on most road maps is simply referred to as US Route 30. Of course no one who has ever lived here would even think of the thoroughfare as anything but Admiral Wilson Boulevard. The stretch of highway, which runs from the foot of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge to the Airport Circle has been at different times one of the most famous and alternately the most infamous roads in South Jersey. The road is named for Admiral Henry Braid Wilson Jr., a Camden native and World War I naval hero. His father was also a noted figure in Camden, the H.B. Wilson school at 7th and Florence Street being named in his honor.

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Youngest Commissioner

Frank J. Hartmann, former city commissioner, claims that he and not commissioner E. George Aaron…. was the youngest man to be elected to that office in Camden… Go ahead and fight about it, you guys.

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MAGIN PROMOTES 3, REHIRES 3, FIRES 4

Camden Courier-Post – June 1, 1939
Three dismissals, three promotions and four reinstatements and two new hirings were announced yesterday by City Commissioner Henry Magin, director of public works.

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Pyne Poynt Plans All-Day 4th Party

Plans for the thirty-third anniversary of the Pyne Poynt Athletic Association to be observed with an all ­day program at Pyne Poynt Park July 4 were discussed last night at a meeting in the Pyne Poynt Social Club, 929 North Fifth Street.

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City Adopts Cut Budget After Clash

The Camden City Commission yesterday approved the 1933 city budget after hearing and rejecting economy recommendations of several civic and labor organizations.