AUGUST SCHOLL was born on July 24, 1883 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Not much is known of his early life. He was not living in Camden when the 1910 Census was taken. In 1911 he was reported in the Philadelphia Inquirer to have completed a real estate transaction involving 1207 Decatur Street. He does not, however appear at that address in the 1914 City Directory, and his son Frank was born in Pennsylvania during this time. By September of 1918 however Augustus Scholl had moved to 1207 Decatur Street. This would be his address through at least the end of 1924. 

Draft and census records from these years give his occupation as carpenter and wharf builder. By the end of 1923, however, August Scholl had been appointed to the Camden Fire Department. 

August Scholl is not listed in the 1927 or 1929 Camden City Directories, or the 1930 Census. By 1931 he was living at 334 West Plymouth Street in Inglewood, California.

August Scholl passed away in California on April 24, 1945. 

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Camden Post-Telegram * December 30, 1920

Peter B. Carter - Thomas Nicholas - Walter Browning - George B. Wade - William W. Patterson
Francis Ford Patterson Jr. - Charles H. Ellis - David Jester - Joseph Forsyth

Engine Co. 1 - Alfred E. Green - Charles Errickson  Charles W Cooke - Leroy Hatchett

Engine Co. 2 - Howard Landon - John K. Voll 
Edgar Ellender - Harold Lohrang - Chester Andrus  Harry G. Layton

Engine Co. 3 - Charles B. Haines - Charles Clements
August HaverkampFrank Kuda - Louis Quinton

Engine Co. 4 - Frank A. Obermann - Walter B. Gray
Albert Raeuber
- Fred Schucker - Harry Kleinfelder

Engine Co. 5 - Richard A. Farris - Frank Fennrio

Engine Co. 6 - William H. Reed - Manuel J. Kane Edward Perairia - Thomas Shanahan
Rocco De Varro

"Frank Fennrio" is for the moment a mystery

Engine Co. 7 - August Scholl - Nicholas Romaine
Lawrence H. Mathews

Engine Co. 8 - Samuel Oshushek - Edward C. Crane Adam Mead - Frank Sapp - William J. Taylor Sr.

Engine Co. 9 - Kennard Naylor - Daniel McSurdy John Mohrfeld

Engine Co. 10 - William Schwartz - Hugh Rementer Harry Greenan - Rocco Abbott

Hose & Chemical Co. 2 - Laurence Newton
Edward Hauser - William Getner

Ladder Co. 1 - Thomas Cunningham 
Leonard Megee

Ladder Co. 2 - John Gaylor - Walter White

Ladder Co. 3  David Ellis - George W. Attison
John Mulligan - David Humphries - Albert Dukes

Tennie G. Hutchison Jr. - Ladder Co. 4 - George A. Quimby