Trolleys on Market Street
Labor Day 1890
Note the advertisement for Samuel A. Kilpatrick's coal business
|Philadelphia Inquirer - July 21, 1903|
Peterson - Marshall W. Taylor - George D. Borton - John H. Irwin - Samuel Kilpatrick
John S. Smith - John G. Colsey - James Long - Joseph Kolb - Frank S. Fithian
Fred J. Newton - Joseph H. Pfeiffer - John McCabe - Martin Frand - Christopher J. Mines Jr.
Joseph Burt - Isaac Moffett - Henry J. West - Richard C. Mason - Thomas Curley
John Fort - D. Harry Condit - John Beaston
Camden Lodge 293 Benevolent Protective Order of Elks
|Philadelphia Inquirer * March 1, 1905|
|Henry Purnell - Samuel Kilpatrick - Federal Street - Kaighn Avenue|
|PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER * JANUARY 6, 1910|
A. Haines Lippincott -
George D. Borton - Alexander
Francis Warren - J. Henry Switzer - John Henry Fort - Samuel Kilpatrick
Camden Elks Lodge No. 293 - North 2nd Street - York Street
Reverend George Hemingway - First Presbyterian Church
April 4, 1928
R. Stewart - James H. Long - William
B. Knight -
William H. Iszard - William F. Lehman - Albert Austermuhl Homer F. Lotier - Samuel A. Kilpatrick - George Fisher
Rud Preisandanz Jr. - William L. Sauerhoff
Camden Courier-Post - February 8, 1933
CAMDEN ELKS TO HONOR PAST EXALTED RULERS
Past exalted rulers will be honored tonight by Camden Lodge of Elks with a dinner, ceremonial and en tertainmen t.
The program will be nation-wide. A dinner will be served at 6:00 PM, followed by a business session. Harry G. Robinson, present exalted ruler, will open the ceremonial and turn the lodge over to the past officers.
The past exalted rulers expected are Samuel Kilpatrick, who served in 1900 and 1921; Dr. A. Haines Lippincott, Alexander J. Milliette, J. Harry Switzer, James H. Long, Marian Moriarity, Allen Jarvis, Albert Austermuhl, William L. Sauerhoff, former Mayor Frank S. Van Hart, D. Trueman Stackhouse, Harry Ellis, William G. Ferat, Judge Garfield Pancoast, Rudolph Preisendanz, Jr., Theodore T. Kausel, Edward J. Kelley, Mayor Roy R. Stewart, William H. lszard, William S. Lehman and J. Harry Todd.
Camden Courier-Post - February 9, 1933
ELKS RULERS REVIEW 33 YEARS' HISTORY OF THE LODGE
Thirty-three years' history of Camden Lodge of Elks, No. 293, was spanned last night in the memories of twelve past exalted rulers of the lodge who gathered at a dinner tendered in their honor at the Elks home, Seventh and Cooper streets.
The dinner was virtually an epilogue of the lodge's 38th anniversary, observed last month. Also attending the dinner were officers of the lodge, trustees and members of the house, finance and executive committees.
Following the dinner the twelve past officers conducted the regular weekly meeting of the order. The oldest past exalted ruler present was Samuel Kilpatrick, who served from 1900 to 1901. The others were J. Harry Switzer, 1908 to 1909; James H. Long, 1911 to 1912; Albert Austermuhl, 1915 to 1916; William L. Sauerhoff, 1917 to 1918; William G. Ferat, 1920 to 1926; D. Trueman Stackhouse, 1924 to 1925; former Mayor Frank S. Van Hart, 1925 to 1926; Rud Preisandanz, Jr., 1927 to 1928; William H. Iszard, 1929 to 1930; William F. Lehman, 1930 to 1931, and J. Harry Todd, 1931 to 1932.
Harry G. Robinson, present exalted ruler, presided at the dinner. A social session followed the lodge meeting was led by Peter McGuire as master of ceremonies, and William F. Huff, as chairman of the entertainment committee. Impromptu artists on the entertainment program. were Assemblyman Frank Travaline, cornet solo, and J. Harry Todd, vocal solo. Music was furnished by the Ray Fox Orchestra.
Those attending in addition to the twelve guests of honor were Robinson, McGuire, Huff, Travaline, Todd, James A. MacMillan, Carlton W. Rowand, Homer H. Lotier, George E. Aarons, Ernest Edgar Lindner, Ralph Willey, Jr., George B. Shaner, Frederick Magee, Theodore T. Roller, Albert B. Poland, Albert Barr, Fred Mead, Jr., Sidney P. McCord, Paul Sand, William C. Davis, William Doyle, Jr., Harry Hoesch, Jr., Creston Poland and Dr. Lee Epstein, officers and committee members of the lodge.
Camden Courier-Post - June 2, 1933
ELKS HOPE TO GET CONVENTION
twenty-first annual reunion and the convention of the New Jersey State
Elks Association will be held in Camden next June if efforts of the
advisory board of' Camden Lodge of Elks are successful at the state
meeting in Newark on June 15, 16 and 17.
of the advisory board for the local lodge, who are past exalted rulers
of the Camden lodge, will present the invitation to hold the 1934
meeting in Camden, at the twentieth reunion and convention in Newark.
of the lodge have adopted a
confirming the action of the advisory board and plans were made to set
the necessary machinery in motion to bring the 1934 convention to
Camden. It was pointed out that Camden Elks have the largest home in the
Kilpatrick, the oldest past exalted ruler of the lodge, is head of the
advisory board, and Harry G. Robinson, youngest past exalted ruler, is
delegate to the state association, which is composed of past exalted
rulers of all Elks lodges in New Jersey.
the state association was formed in Camden, there has never been a
reunion or convention of the association held here, it was pointed out.
outstanding feature of each annual convention is the mammoth sessions,
with thousands of Elks in line. It is estimated the parade would draw
more than 50,000 persons to Camden, if the local lodge's invitation is
Camden lodge is sending the band and patrol to Newark for the parade,
which will start at 7 p. m. on June 17. Arrangements are being made to
have the largest delegation in the parade represent Camden.
exalted rulers who comprise the advisory board, and the year they took
office, follow: Samuel
Kirkpatrick, 1900; Dr. A. Haines
Lippincott, 1901; Alex
J. Milliette, 1906; J. Harry Switzer, 1908; James H.
Marion Moriarty, 11113; Allen Jarvis, 1914; Albert
Austermuhl, 1915; William L. Sauerhoff, 1917; Theodore
T. Kausel, 1918; Garfield
Pancoast, 1919; William G. Ferat, 1920; Harry Ellis, 1921; Samuel A.
Dobbins, 1923; D. Trueman Stackhouse, 1924; Frank
S. Van Hart, 1925; Edward J. Kelly, 1926; Rud
1927; Roy R. Stewart, 1928;
William H. lszard, 1929; William Lehman, 1930; J.
Todd, 1931, and Harry G. Robinson, 1932.
Deceased past exalted. rulers and the year they took office are: John H. Foster, 1895; W. E. B. Miller, 1896; Philip Burch, 1897; D. Harry Condit, 1898; H. L. Hartshorn, 1891; George D. Borton, 1902; Maurice Rogers, 1904; Francis Warren, 1907; E. Wilmer Collins, 1909; Lewis H. Leigh, 1910; Morris Odell, 1912, and W. Wallace Balcom, 1922.
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