W. ATTISON was born in Toms River, New Jersey on December 23, 1891 to
Joseph J. and Lydia Attison. The 1906 City Directory shows the family at
Street in South Camden. Joseph Attison was then working as a
railroad brakeman. By 1910 George Attison had also gone to work with the
railroad. He later worked as a brakeman at the Victor Talking Machine
Company. George Attison and his family were still living at 333 Berkley
Street in January of 1920. He was by then working as a brakeman at one
of Camden's shipyards.
1920 George W. Attison married a widow, Mrs. Caroline Deitz. By
1924 George W. Attison had been appointed to the Camden Fire
Department. He lived at 314 Royden
Street with his wife Carrie,
and her son, William H.
Deitz. The family was still at that address in 1927. By 1929
George W. Attison and his family had move to 511 Royden
May 6, 1937 step-son William H. Deitz was appointed to the
Camden Fire Department.
the 1930s George Attison and his family moved to 4120 Westfield
Avenue in East Camden. George Attison was still a member of the
Camden Fire Department in the spring of 1942.
W. Attison is listed in the 1956 New Jersey Bell Telephone
Directory at 1226 Broadway in Camden. He does not appear in the
a resident of Atlantic City, George W. Attison passed away in
March of 1969.
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