Lane married Lillian Helen Burrows on April 21, 1906. The 1910 Census
shows him working as a machinist at the Victor Talking Machine Company
factory and living at 1241 South
4th Street with his wife Lillian and their three children, Clifford
R., Bella, and Georgianna. Another son, Lemuel H. Lane, was born in
1915. A fifth child, James Everton Lane, was born in 1916 but died the
following February at the age of three months due to meningitis.
he registered for the draft on June 5, 1917 Clifford V. Lane was living
with his wife and children at 253 Mount Vernon Street in South Camden.
He was the working as a machinist for the Armored Motor Car Company of
January 1920 Census shows the Lane family, which included father-in-law
James Burrows, living at 534 Lester Terrace, a one block street that ran
to South 6th
Street, opposite the New York Shipbuilding Corporation shipyards. A
sixth child, Charles Snyder Lane, was born shortly after the Census was
enumerated. The Lane family remained at this address as late as
work in the shipyards slowing down in the early 1920s, Clifford V. Lane
went to work as a carpenter, and he was following this trade when the
1924 Camden City Directory was compiled. By Janauary 1, 1927 he had been appointed
to the Camden Fire Department. He served from that date through the end
of 1934 at Ladder
Company 4, and most likely was still with that unit when it
disbanded on July 5, 1936.
Lillian H. Lane died due a kidney ailment on May 10, 1937. Clifford V.
Lane continued to served with the Camden
Fire Department as late as the spring of 1942, when he again registered
for the draft. He had by this time remarried and had moved to
Barrington, New Jersey. Clifford Lane and his wife Lou were then living at
709 Newton Avenue in Barrington. It is unclear as to exactly when
Clifford V. Lane left the Fire Department. A mandatory retirement age of
65 was instituted in 1950, and he would have reached that in October of
V. Lane later returned to Camden. He was a Camden resident when he
passed away in November of 1971.
V. Lane's grand-son, Clifford R. Lane Jr., was a star baseball player in
high school. He graduated from Hammonton High School in 1960. He was
drafted by the Baltimore Orioles baseball team out of high school, but elected to stay home after his fatherís death
in 1963 and help with the family business.