married Clara Elizabeth
Price, the daughter of Camden Fire Department member Samuel
A son, Harry H.B. Chambers was born on June 1, 1898.
Sadly, the baby died on January 25, 1899. Two daughters
followed, Clara Mae in 1899 and Henrietta in 1906. The Chambers'
lived with Clara's parents at 906 Chestnut
Street when the
Census was taken in 1900. By
1906 through at least 1920 Harry and Clara Chambers rented a
home at 908 Chestnut
Chambers worked as a trolley conductor in
the 1900s through at least 1914. By 1918 he had joined the Camden Fire Department. Daughters
May and Harriet Chambers married in 1920 and 1924, respectively;
Clara May to John B.E. Waldron, and Harriet to Frank E. Flowers.
1924 Camden City Directory shows that Harry and
Clara E. Chambers had moved to 1452 Mt. Ephraim
Avenue. By 1927
Harry Chambers had been promoted to Captain. He served as a
junior Captain at Hook and Ladder Company 2 though at least
1929. He was still serving with the Camden Fire Department when
the C.B. Coles & Sons Company lumber yard was destroyed by fire
on July 10, 1933.
Chamber completed 20 years of service as a Camden fire fighter
during the 1930. The Chambers family was still residing at 1452 Mt. Ephraim
Avenue when Captain Chambers died on July 4, 1940. He was survived by his wife
and daughters. By 1947 Clara Chambers was living at 113 North
25th Street in East
Camden. She passed away in July of 1973 in
Kearny, New Jersey.
brother William Pringle Chambers also served on the Camden Fire