was also active politically, which resulted in his being appointed to the Camden Fire Department on
December 4, 1904.
1910 Census shows James White working as a Camden Fire
Department member, living at 328 North
10th Street with his daughter Bertha, the 16.
James White had been promoted to Lieutenant and was serving with
Engine Company 2, located at Fire Headquarters, North 5th and
Arch Streets. He was later promoted to full Captain.
1920 Census shows that James Whit had remarried. He and his
wife, the former Mary Walz, lived at 231 North 8th Street in
North Camden, with Mary's son from a previous marriage, Conrad
1930 Census shows James R. White was still serving as a Captain
with he Camden Fire Department. He and wife Mary were then
living at 36 Terrace Avenue in East Camden. Fire Department
records from 1931 show that James White had retired and was
still living at 36 Terrace Avenue in East Camden. He later moved
to 17 West Stiles Avenue in Collingswood. James Whit died at the
age of 71 on September 29, 1936 and was buried at Arlington
Cemetery in Pennsauken, New Jersey.