Bruce
C.
Hallowell


 

BRUCE C. HALLOWELL was born in Pennsylvania in early 1870 to manning and Hannah Hallowell. The family lived in Philadelphia by June of that year. By 1890 Bruce C. Hallowell was working as a clerk, and when the Census was taken in 1900 he was working as a pharmacy clerk. Shortly after the census was taken Bruce Hallowell married. His wife Eleanor bore him a son, Bruce Jr. in 1901. By 1903 the family had moved to Camden NJ. Bruce Hallowell moved to 2649 Westfield Avenue, the building on the southwest corner of North 27th Street and Westfield Avenue, where he opened a pharmacy. Right next door at 2647 Westfield lived Dr. Henry H. Sherk, his son Dr. A. Lincoln Sherk II, and grandson Dr, Henry H. Sherk III would practice medicine at that address for over 70 years. The Hallowell family would be blessed with two more children soon after moving to Camden.

Bruce C. Hallowell still lived and did business at 2649 Westfield Avenue as late as April of 1930. By August of 1933 he had passed away, survived by his widow and sons Bruce Jr., Warren, and Merrill. Eleanor Hallowell died on August 3, 1933. 


Camden Courier Post - August 4, 1933

MRS. HALLOWELL DIES; DRUG STORE OWNER

An illness of two months yesterday resulted in the death of Mrs. Eleanor Hallowell, 56, wife of Bruce C. Hallowell, proprietor of a drug store atĚ Twenty-seventh Street and Westfield Avenue for 32 years.

Mrs. Hallowell lived in the dwelling part of the store for that length of time. She is also survived by three sons- Bruce, Jr., Merrill and Warren.

Friends may view the body Sunday night at the funeral home of Charles T. Murray & Son, 408 Cooper Street. Services will be conducted Monday at the convenience of the family by Rev. Franklin Joiner, rector of St. Clements Protestant Episcopal Church, Philadelphia. Burial will be private.


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