after the 1927 City Directory was compiled Walter Friedrichs married. By
1930 his wife Margaret had bore a daughter, Marion. The family was living
at 827 Vine
Street in North Camden.
Walter Friedrichs was then working as an adjuster for a "Trust
Company", in that time another term for a bank.
Friedrichs was appointed to the Camden Fire Department on June 1, 1941. He
reported for duty at the Fire Training School on June 16, and was then
sent to Engine Company 11
on North 27th
Street in Cramer
on June 29. On September 1, 1945 he was transferred to Engine
Company 3 at 1815 Broadway,
where he served until October 22, 1947. On that date Walter Friedrichs was
assigned to the Fire Marshal's Office, where he worked as a Fire Inspector
for 15 years.
1947 City Directory is quite interesting. Walter and Margaret Friedrichs
lived at 1128 North
25th Street. Brother Emil was at 1031 North
25th Street with his roofing and siding business, and their
widowed mother was living at 1025 North
25th Street. Brother Karl, by this time a Lieutenant on the
Camden Police Force, and his wife had moved to 3052 Mickle
Street in East Camden.
on a disability pension on October 15, 1962. He was still living at 1128 North
25th Street in Cramer Hill.
By 1969 he had left Camden. He was a resident of Somers Point, New Jersey
when he died in March of 1984.