NICHOLAS GEORGE was born in Camden, New Jersey on July 29, 1922 to Paul and Josephine George. His father worked as a butcher for the Campbell Soup Company. Besides Nicholas the family included older brothers William and Frank George, and a sister, Josephine. When the Census was taken in January of 1920 he family was living at 619 South 3rd Street. By 1924 they had moved to 548 Pine Street. Nicholas George remained at that address through at least the fall of 1959.

Sadly, brother Frank George died while serving with the United States Army in Italy in September of 1944. Nicholas George was then in the Army, stationed at Camp Cooke, California. 

Nicholas George was appointed to the Camden Fire department on January 31, 1951. He reported the next day to Engine Company 3 at 1815 Broadway. On June 16, 1951 he was reassigned to Engine Company 6 at Front and Linden Streets.

On May 16, 1953 Nicholas George was transferred to the Camden Fire Department's training school as assistant drillmaster, along with Captain Anthony Dzinski, who was named drillmaster. Health reasons caused a transfer to an assignment as temporary clerk at the Chief Engineer's office in August of 1963.

Nicholas George was a resident of Riverton, New Jersey when he passed away in April of 1969.

548 Pine Street

Graduation of Probationary Fireman
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Graduation of Probationary Fireman (from left) Chief John Graham, Captain Anthony Dzinski, Assistant Training Officer Nicholas George, Firemen Herman Reed, Bertram Dahl, Joseph Dowhy, Joseph Simpson, Edward Morgenweck, Charles Christensen, Joseph Wolfinger, George Dixon, Edward Ulrich, Reginald Laws, Grant Keller, and Chief Edward MacDowell.