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Howard Jordan

Private, U.S. Army

 

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: December 4, 1918
Buried at: 

PRIVATE HOWARD JORDAN was born in Camden, New Jersey on September 30, 1896. He was one of at least five children born to Jeremiah "Jerry" and Kate Jordan. The 1906 City Directory shows the family at 812 Silver Street. When the Census was taken in Jun of 1910, the family lived at 777 Pine Street. The elder Jordan then worked as a laborer at a lumber yard. The other children at home were sisters Annie, Margaret, and Marion, and brother John. His mother later moved to 1125 Clover Street, just off of Kaighn Avenue. 

Howard Jordan was living and working in Atlantic City as a rolling chair pusher on the Boardwalk when he registered for the draft on June 5, 1917. He was drafted in May of 1918, and sent to Camp Dix NJ. Pneumonia caused his death on December 4, 1918. His mother was then living at 1134 Clover Street.


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