SAMUEL EDWARDS was born in Pennsylvania around 1879.
The 1920 Census shows Samuel Edwards as living at 539 State Street, and working as an title examiner in a law office. He was by then married, and with wife Rose had one daughter, Helen, aged six. Another daughter, Ruth, was born shortly after the census was taken. The Edwards home was burglarized in February of 1928. During these years his neighbor at 513 State Street was prominent lawyer Camden lawyer Samuel J.T. French Sr. and his family.
Active in Republican politics, he served on the Camden County Board of Freeholders from Camden's 10th Ward in 1930 and 1931.
The Samuel Edwards family was still living at 539 State Street when the 1936 New Jersey Bell Telephone Directory was compiled. Samuel and Rose Edwards later moved to 736 Washington Street. He passed away in March of 1943.
|Philadelphia Inquirer * September 26, 1922|
Camden Courier-Post - February 11, 1928
Camden Courier-Post - February 25, 1928
|Samuel J. Edwards - Ralph T. Githens|
February 28, 1928Samuel J. Edwards
Ralph T. Githens
Camden Courier-Post - October 26, 1931
Three-cornered battles in Clementon and Delaware township will mark freeholder contests at the November 3 election. Ballots will be casts for an entire new board of freeholders, with 38 to be elected.
Boroughs to have freeholders representation for the first time as a result of recent legislation are Clementon, Lindenwold, Oaklyn, Woodlynne, Mt. Ephraim and Runnemede.
Rivals in the three-cornered fight in Clementon are Theodore W. Gibbs, Republican Organization nominee; Frank C. Somers, running as a Republican Independent, and Herbert P. McAdams, the Democratic nominee.
The triangular race in Delaware township finds Frank N. Walton, Republican Organization; J. Watson Matlack, Republican Independent, and Augustus A. Cornet, Democrat, as the contestants.
Nine members of the present board of freeholders will not be on the ballot for re-election. All are Republicans. They are Benjamin W. Sykes, Eighth Ward; Joseph Tarpine, First Ward, Gloucester; Philip Stohlbergel, Audubon; Joseph H. Van Meter, Collingswood; William J. Dallas, Haddon Heights; James W. Davis, Clementon; Charles C. Durges, Haddon township; Theodore Schleinkofer, Waterford township, and William A. Robinson, Winslow ..
Joseph Bennie, Third Ward, Camden, is the only Democratic member on the present board. He is seeking a re-election and is opposed by Daniel Auletto, Republican nominee.
Candidates listed on the ballots in the various wards and municipalities follow:
First Ward-Samuel D. Payne, R.; Thomas J. Kittel, D.
Second-William H. Heiser, R.; William Kunitz, D.
Third-Daniel Auletto, R.; Joseph Bennie, D.
L. Roberts, R.; Nicholas A. La Marra, D.
Fifth-C. Leonard Brehm, R.; Leon Perozzi. D.
Sixth-Harry J. Burrichter, R.; A. W. Lazro, D.
Mary D. Guthridge, R.; Theodore Buczkowski, D.
Sekula, R.; George S. W. Spaide.
B. Bodine, R.; S. V. Waddy, D.
J. Edwards, R.; Edward J. Fox, Sr., D.
- Howard Firth,
R.; Charles T. Johnston, D.
T. Rodan, R.; Wilbert H. Joslin, D.
P. Cotter, R.; Frank E. Zimmerman, D.
Fourteenth-Charles H. Genther, R.; George E. Brunner, D.
|Camden Courier-Post * June 9, 1932|
Henry W. Aitken - Pyne
Poynt Athletic Association - Frank
J. Hartmann Jr.
Camden Courier-Post * June 15, 1932
Archer - Samuel
Edwards - William
Moll - William Lee - Eugene Born - Marie Taylor
Charlotte Crandell - Carman Street - Broadway - North 9th Street - Church Street - Market Street
|Camden Courier-Post * June 2, 1933|
POYNT PLANS ALL-DAY 4TH PARTY
for the thirty-third anniversary of the Pyne Poynt Athletic Association to
be observed with an all day program at Pyne Poynt
July 4 were discussed last night at a meeting in the Pyne Poynt Social
Club, 929 North
the features tentatively planned are a children's parade at 9.30 a. m.,
under the supervision of Isaac Kyler; memorial service at 11
m., under direction of William B.
sporting events for men, women and children to start at 1.30
m., under direction of Alfred J. Ross, Jr.; outdoor motion pictures
starting at 9 p. m., under supervision of Robert J. Nelson and a dance in
charge of Samuel G. Dickinson, Jr., starting 11t 10.30
chairmen chosen by Frank J.
Hartmann, Jr., president, are: Grounds, Foster Willis; program, Otto
E. Braun; police, Clifford Flennard; dancing, Samuel G. Dickinson,
Jr.; first aid, Dr. Joseph E. Nowrey and William Hughes; transportation, Samuel
J. Edwards; public speakers, William B.
motion pictures, Robert J. Nelson; decorations, Walter A. Reyno; sports,
Alfred J. Ross, Jr.; ways and means, Frank
J. Hartmann, Jr.; publicity, Walter S. Agin; parade marshal, Isaac
Kyler; refreshments, George Washington Ash; light, William Hilton, and
music, Frank Kelley.
of the Sheltering Arms Home, Home for Friendless Children and the
Detention Home will be guests of the association during the day. Samuel J.
Edwards will be in charge of their entertainment.
The association will meet again next Thursday night.
|Camden Courier-Post * February 20, 1936|
NAMED FOR TENTH WARD
tenth annual ball of the Tenth
Ward Republican Organization Club, Fifth
streets, will be held February 28 at Eagle's
auditorium, 415 Broadway.
Dolan, Jr. is chairman; William
B. Sullender, treasurer, and Fred Becker, secretary of the
The members of the other committees are as follows: Hall, Louis Kahnweiler, chairman, Harry Everhart, James Flaherty; advertising, Henry W. Aitken, chairman, John Stringer, Frank Sheridan and Andrew Robinson; door, Alonzo Hires, chairman, Andrew Robinson, Jacob Strecker; music, Becker, chairman, William B. Chain, William Robinson and Andrew Robinson; printing, Stringer, chairman, Dolan and Harry Harwood; refreshment, George Morgan, Ralph Shill, Charles Bowen, Harry Harold, Edward Stafford, Henry Clevenger and Frank Turner; program, Stafford, chairman, Charles Marsh, John Hedegan, Otto E. Braun, George Zietz, William Hughes, Earl Wright, Albert C. Raeuber, Charles Schultz, Stringer and Dolan; floor, Becker, chairman, Garwood, Judson Solley, Howard E. Baird, William Lafferty, James F. Lovett, Henry I. Haines, William Robinson, Braun and Samuel J. Edwards audit, Dolan, Garwood, William Robinson, and Aitken; wardrobe, Marsh, chairman, Benjamin Harvey and George Cox; tickets, John Winstanley, chairman; executive, Dolan, chairman, Stringer, William Robinson, Sullender and Haines. The Penn Troubadors will play for dancing.
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