Rollie
Waterhouse


ROLLIE WATERHOUSE was born Ralston J. Waterhouse on June 24, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Waterhouse. His mother died before he was nine years of age. At the time of the 1920 Census the family lived at 511 Division Street in Camden.

His older sister Ellen had married Russell Sage later that year, and a daughter was born shortly thereafter. By 1930 the Sage household, at 436 Mechanic Street, included Rollie Waterhouse, his brother Alfonse, sister Thelma, and his father Charles and step-mother Waterhouse. Rollie Waterhouse was then 19, and working as a laborer at one of Camden's many shipyards. Russell Sage had been arrested and questioned in a number of criminal investigations and t wasn't long that young Rolie was in trouble too.

He was arrested for a November 21, 1930 robbery in Gloucester City, for which he was acquitted.

On October 21, 1936 Rollie Waterhouse was convicted along with two accomplices of the May 15. 1936 robbery of James Law in Gloucester City, and sentenced to a long term at the reformatory at Annandale NJ by Judge Frank F. Neutze

After his release he came back to the area, and was living in Fairview in the late 1950s. 

Last a resident of Vincentown NJ, He passed away on December 26, 2001, survived by his wife Dorothy, niece Rose Sage Arenz, and nephew Jack Waterhouse.


Trenton Times
June 21, 1930

Samuel Wortz - Albert Saunders
Rollie Waterhouse - Angelo Solury
Rocco Palese

 


Trenton Times
November 21, 1930

Ralph Endt - Joseph McKenna - Albert Saunders Charles West - Davis Hotel - Hotel Camden
Harry A. Gorman- Angelo Solury - Little Cafe

 


Camden Morning Post - December 1, 1930


Camden Evening Courier December 1, 1930

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Samuel P. Orlando - Ralph Endt - Joseph McKenna - Clifford Baldwin - Samuel M. Shay Albert Saunders - Harry Auman - Jacob Davis - Vernon Lyons - William Gaskill - William Sawyer - Angelo Solury - Little Cafe - Hotel Camden
Mt. Vernon Street - Van Hook Street - Mechanic Street - Lansdowne Avenue

North 32nd Street - Lincoln Avenue - North 21st Street
Mary I. Klein - Mary J.Sayre - John Quirk - Cecilia Cahill - Minnie Hines
Elizabeth S. sharp - Russell Kleaman - Nellie Powell - George James - Ida M. Palme
Mary Cantwell - Thomas Haggerty

Camden Evening Courier
December 2, 1930

Samuel P. Orlando - Ralph Endt
Joseph McKenna - Clifford Baldwin
Samuel M. Shay - Albert Saunders
Edward Schreyer - Walter Dent
James McGinnis - Joseph Dent
Angelo Solury - Little Cafe
Mt. Vernon Street - Van Hook Street
Mechanic Street - Lansdowne Avenue

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North 10th Street - Broadway - Cooper Street - Federal Street - Taylor Avenue
Central Airport - Fred Weyman - James Hoff - Michael Bachmeyer

Camden Evening Courier December 3, 1930



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Rollie Waterhouse - Ralph Endt - Joseph McKenna - Clifford Baldwin
Harry Auman - Hotel Camden
Van Hook Street - Mechanic Street - Lansdowne Avenue

Camden Evening Courier December 4, 1930

Rollie Waterhouse - Ralph Endt - Joseph McKenna - Samuel P. Orlando
Frank Lario - Hotel Camden

Camden Evening Courier December 6, 1930

Rollie Waterhouse - Ralph Endt - Joseph McKenna - Samuel P. Orlando
Raymond Geoghegan - Hotel Camden

Camden Courier-Post - October 22, 1936

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WATERHOUSE, RALSTON J.
On December 26, 2001, Ralston J. age 91 years. Beloved husband of Dorothy M. (nee Cutler) of Southampton, NJ. Survived by a niece Rose Arenz of Camden, a nephew Jack of Tampa, FL. Also survived by Lorraine Leise, Debra Dera and family, Barbara Berner and family all of Haddon Heights, NJ. Interment private at the convenience of the family. 
Arrangements by DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME, 700 White Horse Pike, Audubon.


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