C. BUDD was born in Philadelphia in 1804, and came to Camden twenty
years afterward, where he worked for Isaac Vansciver, the
carriage-maker, as a coach-painter.
House-painting was also in his line,
and he worked at it for many years.
In 1852 he was elected justice
of the peace in the North Ward, and re-elected five successive times,
and was still serving as such when he died in 1881. He was appointed crier
The following is the vote cast when he was elected mayor:
During the administration of Paul C. Budd, the Camden Home for Friendless Children opened, in May of 1865. “Brace Road”, which ran from 4th Street and Kaighn Avenue to Federal Street was renamed as Newton Avenue in 1866, and Camden's first hospital, the Camden City Dispensary was incorporated in February of 1867.
1874 he was elected city recorder for three years.
In the later years of his life, Paul C. Budd lived at 25 North 3rd Street. He died on March 2, 1883, survived by a grand-daughter, Pauline Lewis.
|Philadelphia Inquirer - March 12, 1883|
T. Reed - Paul
C. Budd - Charles S. Caffrey
Jams Ross - Thomas Miles - Annie Lewis
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