Maurice R.

MAURICE RICHARD "MO" WILSON was born in 1955. He attended Camden High School were he played middle guard on the school's football team.

Maurice R. Wilson was appointed to the Camden Fire Department on April 5, 1982.

In the summer of 1986, while serving at Engine Company 7 under Captain Herbert Leary, Maurice Wilson, along with Captain Leary and firefighter David Yates rescued a 49 year-old man from a burning house. Both Leary and Yates rose to the rank of Chief of Department during their careers with the Camden Fire Department

In 1994 he was serving with Rescue Company 1 with under Captain Darryl Lewison, with firefighters Joel R. Bain and Joseph Cunningham. Hew was promoted to Captain on February 15, 1996. Sometime after February of 2001 he was promoted to Battalion Chief, and by the time he retired, on May 1, 2010 he had been promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief.

Maurice R. Wilson died on March 26, 2018.

Camden Courier-Post * November 2, 1972

Camden Courier-Post * June 26, 1986

Camden House Fire
Camden firefighter David Yates hoses down a mattress pulled from a fire that damaged a house on Park Boulevard this morning. A 49 year-old man was pulled from the blaze, believed to have started in an upstairs bedroom. The man's 53-year old brother escaped the fire

Photo by Frank Saia

William Miller - John Giuliano
Herbert Leary - Maurice Wilson
Charles Miller - Park Boulevard

Camden Courier-Post * May 28, 1987
Herbert Leary
Joseph Marini
David Yates
George Jackson
Robert Dowhy
George Reese
Donald Jankiewicz
Michael Carpenter
Ladder Company 2
Engine Company 7
Engine Company 3


Camden Courier-Post * October 7, 1993
Ralph Roberts - William W. Bain Jr. - Richard Tate - Robert Frett - Joel Bain - Paul Price - Dennis Penn - Maurice Wilson



Camden Courier-Post * February 11, 1994
Reynaldo Santiago - Darryl Davis - Morris G. Smith - Maurice Wilson

Camden Courier-Post
February 16, 1996

Arnold Webster - Thomas Quinn
Maurice Wilson - Larry Wilson
Paul Speas - Ralph Roberts
Mark Kogut - Michael DiPascale
Darryl Davis - Terry Crowder

Camden Courier-Post * February 9, 2001