W. Kempton Browning


DR. WILLIAM KEMPTON BROWNING was the son of Congressman William J. Browning, who represented Camden's First Congressional District from 199 until his passing in March of 1920.

After graduating from Hahnemann Medical College in 1887, he lived and practiced medicine in Camden until 1925, when he moved to Merchantville NJ. He had lived at 433 Linden Street, until the block was taken and razed to make way for the Delaware River Bridge, now known as the Ben Franklin Bridge, in the early 1920s.

Dr. W. Kempton Browning passed away on January 12, 1942 at the age of 67. He was survived by a son, Dr. William J. Browning II, and a daughter, Mrs. Levi B. Stiles, both of Merchantville. His grandson, William J. Browning III, also became a doctor, and was a family practitioner in Merchantville until 1974 when moved to Story WY, eventually taking a position with the Veterans Administration Hospital there.

Philadelphia Inquirer - November 30, 1910

Dr. Marcus K. Mines - Dr. Frederick Jones Jr. - Dr. W.P. Wingender - Dr. W.K. Browning
Archer D. Norris - John Wagner  -
Charles G. Garrison - Lewis Hamel - George West
Charles H. Ellis - Clarence Governs - Michael Kirby - William Leonard Hurley - Amelia C. Rouh
Tammany Club - William Black - Redmond Pierson - Charles Redmond - Joseph Ryrie -
James Croker 
Broadway - Ferry Avenue  - Elm Street - Mechanic Street - Clare Street
State Street Methodist Episcopal Church

Camden Courier-Post * January 13, 1942