James
W.
Shroff


 

JAMES W. SHROFF was a carpenter and builder who resided in Camden's North Ward. He was elected mayor in a close election in 1856 as a Democrat, carrying the city by a margin of only 22 votes. He did not run for re-election.

James Shroff subsequently worked at the iron works conducted by John Farson Starr and Jesse W. Starr, where he had charge of the moulding loft. He passed away in 1864.


The History of Camden County New Jersey
George Reeser Prowell - 1886


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