George
W.
Attison


 

GEORGE W. ATTISON was born in Toms River, New Jersey on December 23, 1891 to Joseph J. and Lydia Attison. The 1906 City Directory shows the family at 333 Berkley Street in South Camden. Joseph Attison was then working as a railroad brakeman. By 1910 George Attison had also gone to work with the railroad. He later worked as a brakeman at the Victor Talking Machine Company. George Attison and his family were still living at 333 Berkley Street in January of 1920. He was by then working as a brakeman at one of Camden's shipyards.

In 1920 George W. Attison married a widow, Mrs. Caroline Deitz. By 1924 George W. Attison had been appointed to the Camden Fire Department. He lived at 314 Royden Street with his wife Carrie, and her son, William H. Deitz. The family was still at that address in 1927. By 1929 George W. Attison and his family had move to 511 Royden Street

On May 6, 1937 step-son William H. Deitz was appointed to the Camden Fire Department.

During the 1930s George Attison and his family moved to 4120 Westfield Avenue in East Camden. George Attison was still a member of the Camden Fire Department in the spring of 1942. He retired from the Fire Department in 1947.

George W. Attison is listed in the 1956 New Jersey Bell Telephone Directory at 1226 Broadway in Camden. He moved to Atlantic City by October of 1959. 

Last a resident of Atlantic City, George W. Attison passed away on March 20, 1969.


World War I Draft Card

Camden Post-Telegram * December 30, 1920

Peter B. Carter - Thomas Nicholas - Walter Browning - George B. Wade - William W. Patterson
Francis Ford Patterson Jr. - Charles H. Ellis - David Jester - Joseph Forsyth

Engine Co. 1 - Alfred E. Green - Charles Errickson  Charles W Cooke - Leroy Hatchett

Engine Co. 2 - Howard Landon - John K. Voll 
Edgar Ellender - Harold Lohrang - Chester Andrus  Harry G. Layton

Engine Co. 3 - Charles B. Haines - Charles Clements
August HaverkampFrank Kuda - Louis Quinton

Engine Co. 4 - Frank A. Obermann - Walter B. Gray
Albert Raeuber
- Fred Schucker - Harry Kleinfelder

Engine Co. 5 - Richard A. Farris - Frank Fennrio

Engine Co. 6 - William H. Reed - Manuel J. Kane Edward Perairia - Thomas Shanahan
Rocco De Varro

"Frank Fennrio" is for the moment a mystery

Engine Co. 7 - August Scholl - Nicholas Romaine
Lawrence H. Mathews

Engine Co. 8 - Samuel Oshushek - Edward C. Crane Adam Mead - Frank Sapp - William J. Taylor Sr.

Engine Co. 9 - Kennard Naylor - Daniel McSurdy John Mohrfeld

Engine Co. 10 - William Schwartz - Hugh Rementer Harry Greenan - Rocco Abbott

Hose & Chemical Co. 2 - Laurence Newton
Edward Hauser - William Getner

Ladder Co. 1 - Thomas Cunningham
Leonard Megee

Ladder Co. 2 - John Gaylor - Walter White

Ladder Co. 3  David Ellis - George W. Attison
John Mulligan - David Humphries - Albert Dukes

Tennie G. Hutchison Jr. - Ladder Co. 4 - George A. Quimby


World War II Draft Card

Camden Courier-Post
March 24, 1969

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