Harry
B.
Paul


HARRY B. PAUL  was the son of David Sutterly Paul and his wife, the former Rebecca Hillman. He was active in politically as a Democrat in the late 1880s and 1890s. He was appointed Postmaster of Camden in 1894 by President Grover Cleveland. The Post Office was located at 420-424 Federal Street when he was appointed to the position.  His efficiency was so noted that he was retained in the position of Postmaster even after the election of Republican President William McKinley. He was succeeded as Postmaster by Louis T. Derousse

On January 28, 1897 then Postmaster Harry B. Paul was one of several dignitaries who were in attendance at the opening of the Catholic Lyceum, attached to the the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Broadway at Market Street. Other attendees included the-New Jersey Governor John W. Griggs, Mayor John L. Westcott, late Attorney-General Samuel H. Grey, Camden city solicitor J. Willard Morgan, Senator H. W. Johnson, then- Assemblymen Louis T. Derousse and Scovel, Sheriff David Baird Sr., ex-Judge Armstrong, Architect Henry S. Dagit, J. J. Burleigh, George A. Frey, and H. L. Bonsall. The Lyceum would evolve into Camden Catholic High School

Harry B. Paul had passed away by June of 1903. His nephew, David Silvers Paul, later worked as a bank messenger for the Broadway Trust Bank. David Silvers Paul was kidnapped, robbed and murdered in October of 1920. His killers were arrested, tried, and executed in August of 1921.  


Philadelphia Inquirer - October 11, 1887

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Jacob C. Daubman - Charles Fackler - Dr. Willis Hunt - Charles Pedigree - David Baird - George S. West Dr. James G. Stanton - William O. Sloan - Thomas Harned - George Barrett - John Campbell
William H. Chandler - William F. Reed - Dr. John D. Leckner - John Corbitt - John Blowe - Harry B. Paul George Pfeiffer - David M. Chambers - George A. Tenner - Benjamin M. Braker
John H. Doerr - David Jones - L.D. Sheppard - H.C. Hopper - A.J. Hoey - Frank Warren
Edward Dudley - B.L. Bonsall - John D. Glover - Peter Arrison - Dr. Onan Gross

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Philadelphia Inquirer - February 12, 1893

Harry B. Paul - William Smith - William H. "Gopher Bill" Robinson


Philadelphia Inquirer
March 22, 1893

North 10th Street
Penn Street
Mrs. Mary Shields
Eliza Clark
Harry B. Paul
Chester Street
George Horner

 

 

 


Trenton Evening Times - April 6, 1893
Samuel E. Lee - John Foster - Ralph Bond - Willliam Repley - George W. Anderson
John S. Smith - J. Harry Neutze - Harry B. Paul - William Davis - Caleb Williams


Philadelphia Inquirer - June 7, 1893

Harry B. Paul - Edward Cooper - Samuel Bakley - William H. Butts - Harry Mines
Isaac McKinley
- John Pratt - James O. Weaver - Samuel Paul - William D. Comley
Casper Hart
- Benjamin Middleton - Jacob Woodsides - O. Glen Stackhouse
Frank Matlack - John Dall - James Rutledge - Edward Richardson
Harry L. Duffee - Michael Bradley - John E. Dunn - Thomas Murphy
John Logan - William Orcutt - Patrick Clark - Joseph Sloan - Amer Green


Philadelphia Inquirer
December 10, 1893

Harry B. Paul
Theodore Lambert
William J. Kairer Sr.
Mrs. Mary Manlove
Broadway
Mrs. Frances Hutt
Jefferson Avenue

 


Philadelphia Inquirer
June 19, 1894

Harry B. Paul
Peter Brown
Emma Street
Stockton Park
Henry Jackson
Mt. Vernon Street
F. Joseph Rouh
Crowther Noble
Bernard J. Lyons
Thomas J. Sheeran
Jacob Seiser
Mary Hurley
John Beck
Charles Resse



Philadelphia Inquirer
April 28, 1895

 

William Joyce Sewell
Harrison H. Voorhees
James R. Carson
Andrew Blair Frazee

William C. Dayton
Martin J. O'Brien
Maggie Longworth
South 3rd Street
Royden Street

Church of the
Immaculate Conception

Martin Coyne
John M. Kelly
Francis X. O'Brien
Charles Livingstone
Ferry Avenue

Fillmore Street

John Foster
Samuel Dodd
Legion of the Red Cross
Harry B. Paul
Howland Croft
Oliver M. Smith
Mary A. Gregory
Mickle Street

Rev. J.B. Graw


Philadelphia Inquire - November 17, 1895
Dr. George Nicholson - Charles R. Bacon - Upton S. Jeffreys
James M. Fitzgerald - Francis Ford Patterson Jr.
Bertie Patterson - Belle Humphrey - Miss Riegel - Harry B. Paul

BIOGRAPHICAL REVIEW - 1897

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Philadelphia Inquirer
December 26, 1897

Louis T. Derousse
Harry B. Paul
John L. Westcott
Samuel Wentz
William Joyce Sewell


Philadelphia Inquirer - February 3, 1898
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George W. Jessup - David Baird Sr. - Thaddeus P. Varney - George Barrett - Harry F. Wolfe
Isaac Toone - John H. Fort - Philip Schmitz - O. Glen Stackhouse - Charles M. Baldwin
George R. Thompson - Frederick Kauffman - Benjamin Braker - David M. Chambers
William H. Davis - Dr. John W. Donges - Harry B. Paul 

Philadelphia Inquirer
February 27, 1900

George Pfeiffer Jr.
Harry B. Paul
John S. Smith
Howard Carrow
Joseph Nowrey
John H. Irwin
James Noone
Lewis Holl
George Horneff
Ben Maloney
William Hollmon
William Jennings
Frank H. Powell
Abel Lewis
William Petzel
Thomas H. Cook

 

 

 

 


Philadelphia Inquirer - March 25, 1900

William Joyce Sewell - E.A. Armstrong - Harry B. Paul - H.J. Rumrille - George E. Boyer - Lizzie B. Koehler
Elizabeth Read - William Schellenger - William Swindell - Sarah Mumford - Florence Ivins
 Rev. Joseph Garrison - W.A. Springer
North 5th Street - Cooper Street - Locust Street - Asbury M.E. Church


Philadelphia Inquirer
May 11, 1900
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J. Wesley Sell - Francisco Abbatto - Robert L. Barber - Dr. William S. Jones
Dr. Alexander McAllister - Dr. Ernest S. Ramsdell - Dr. E.A.Y. Schellenger Sr. - Dr. A. Haines Lippincott
Dr. Joseph Nicholson - Dr. Paul Mecray - Upton S. Jeffreys - Harry B. Paul - Charles R. Bacon
William H. Cole - John S. Smith - J. Fred Voight - Martin J. O'Brien - Gennaro DeFeo

Philadelphia Inquirer - July 1, 1900
 
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George Pfeiffer Jr.
Harry B. Paul
John S. Smith

Trenton Evening Times - October 25, 1900
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Harry B. Paul - Howard Carrow - John S. Smith - William J. Thompson

Philadelphia Inquirer - December 7, 1903
Camden Lodge 293, B.P.O. of Elks - Masonic Building - North Baptist Church
George D. Borton - Rev. Dr. Clarence A. Adams -
Trinity Baptist Church
Rev. Dr. Kittredge Wheeler - Professor James C. Warhurst
Gideon H. Burt - Owen R. Jones
J. Oscar Nicholas - M.D. Dickinson - Harry M. Anderson - Joseph R. Feenier
Ernest H. Longstreth - Hamilton Markley -
Howland Croft
 John S. Mathis - Rev. Dr. George Gates - Charles F. Reese 
James McCormick - Charles K. McPherson - James Baird - William F. Claus
Harry B. Paul - George S. West
Frank S. Jones Christopher J. Mines Jr.

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