Curtis and family stayed at 904 Howard Street
through at least 1885. A
third daughter, Laura, was born in 1884. In August of 1886,
Harry Curtis was appointed to the Camden Fire Department as a
replacement for Thomas
A. Walton, who had been appointed to the
Camden Police Department.
the next City Directory was published, the 1887-1888 edition,
Harry Curtis and family had moved into Thomas Walton's former
home at 225 Bailey
Street, where they remained through 1888.
Harry Curtis Served with the Fire Department into January of
1890 Camden City Directory shows that Harry Curtis had been by
then appointed to the Camden Police Department. He was living at
905 North 3rd
Street, where he remained until 1894 when he moved
to 907 North 3rd
Street. The Curtis family moved to 203 York Street
prior to the compilation of the 1897 Camden City Directory. They
remained at this address into 1900. When the census was taken
that year, Harry Curtis was living at 203 York Street
wife and three daughters, Elizabeth, Nellie, and Laura.
May of 1899, Harry Curtis again followed his friend, Thomas
A. Walton, in a job. He resigned from the Camden Police
Department to take a position as a special officer with the
Pennsylvania Railroad, which had been made open when Walton
was move to another post. When Thomas
A. Walton passed away in February of 1905, Harry Curtis
succeeded him once again, being promoted to Detective of the
1906 Camden City Directory shows Harry Curtis and family at 604
North 2nd Street. He moved around North Camden in the ensuing
years. His address was 217 Elm Street in 1910, 219 Pearl Street
in 1914, 511 Elm Street
in 1918, and 430 Grant Street in 1924.
the time the 1929 Camden City Directory was compiled, Harry
Curtis had passed away. His widow was then living at 622 State
Street, Nellie Koelle and her husband Frederick.