Harry
D.
Andrews 


 

HARRY DUDLEY ANDREWS was born on January 22, 1900 in Camden, New Jersey to Lillie and Ulysses Grant Andrews. His paternal grandfather, Edward Andrews, had was a member of the Camden Fire Department in the 1870s. Harry D. Andrews served with the Camden Fire Department in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.

The June 8, 1900 Census shows the Andrews family staying at 572 Clinton Street. Ulysses "Ulie" Andrews was the working as a hatter, and was still following that trade in 1906. The family was then still living at 549 Roberts Street. By 1910 Ulysses Andrews had been appointed to the Camden Police Department.

The 1910 Census shows the Andrews family at 648 Clinton Street. The 1912 City Directory shows the family at 584 Clinton Street. By 1914 they had moved to 405 South 7th Street, where they stayed through the 1960s. By September of 1918 Harry D. Andrews had gone to work at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation shipyard, first as a tank tester and later as a caulker. By 1924 Harry D. Andrews had married. He was living with his wife Lorena at his parents home on South 7th Street and working as an auto mechanic when the 1924 City Directory was compiled. 

By 1927 Harry D. Andrews was appointed to the Camden Fire Department. The City Directory for that year shows him living at 727 Penn Street. The 1929 edition shows Harry D. and Lorena Andrews living at 401 South 7th Street, near his parents who still lived at 405 South 7th Street, By April of 1930 Harry D. and Lorena Andrews had moved to 423 Broadway, where they stayed into at least 1931. They moved to 145 North 34th Street in the 1930s, and then, by 1940, Harry D. and Lorena Andrews had moved to 405 South 7th Street, where they stayed into the 1960s. 

A lifelong Camden resident, Harry D. Andrews passed away in September of 1979.




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