1908 City Manual



      The management of the Department of Fire, Police and parks is vested in commissions appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by Common Council. Similar commissions also have charge of the Public School System, Health Department, Public Library and the Water Department. The members of the Commission of Public Instruction and Public Library are appointed yearly by the Mayor and do not have to be confirmed by Common Council, while the Water Commissioners, six in number, and Health Board, seven in number, are elected by Common Council.




      The Board of Police Commissioners was created under an act of the Legislature approved May 2d, 1885, which act was adopted in an election held in April, 1889. The Board consists of four members, one being appointed each year by the Mayor for a term of four years at an annual salary of $500.

Frank H. Hutchins (R.)1259 East state street
Term expires January 1st, 1909.
Gilbert D. Laird (D.)1000 South Clinton avenue
Term expires January 1st, 1910.
Harry S. Maddock (R.)340 Hamilton avenue
Term expires January 1st, 1911.
George B. La Barre (D.)100 Spring street
Term expires January 1st, 1912.

   PRESIDENT — Frank Hutchins.
   SECRETARY — Richard R. Lutes, 24 Faircrest avenue.
Salary, $1,260 per annum.

CLOTHING — La Barre, Maddock, Laird.
PRINTING — Maddock, Laird

      Commission meets at Police Headquarters, Chancery street, on the second and last Wednesday in each month at 8 P. M.


Chief of Police.

Judson Hiner

515 South Clinton avenue.

Salary, $2,200 per annum.




Captain - First District.

John J. Cleary


226 Second street

Salary, $1,575 per annum




Captain - Second District.

William Dettmar


587 Chestnut avenue

Salary, $1,575 per annum





Michael Magowan


559 S. Warren street

James Mullen


235 Perry street

John W. Zenker


719 Monmouth street

Charles Schenck


21 Mulberry street

William Alcutt


124 Butler street

James T. Culliton


515 N. Olden avenue





Charles Pilger


342 W. State street

John J. Clancy


8 Jarvis place





William Deck


1140 Lamberton street

Edw. Fitzpatrick


419 Centre street

Richard Pilger

306 West Hanover street

Jno. Maguire


345 Second street

      SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE TELEGRAPH—Oliver M. Schaefer, 848 Carteret avenue. Salary, $900 per annum.

      LINEMAN—W. E. Walton, 158 North Broad street.

      POLICE SURGEON—William B. Van Duyn, 133 Perry street. Salary, $661.50 per annum.



Salaries—First year, $750; second year, $800; third year, $850; fourth year, $1,000. Thereafter 5 per cent. increase annually until salary reaches $1,200, when increases shall cease.




Wm. N. Hibbs

153 West End avenue

Theodore Weigand


631 Cass street

James J. Fay


790 E. State street

Anthony Alcott


221 Butler street

John Hoffman


523 Princeton avenue

Charles W. Irving


15 Market street

John J. McCarthy


28 Adeline street

John H. Hutchinson


32 Bellevue avenue

Peter J. Smith


339 Perry street

Charles H. Smith


60 Poplar street

Geo. H. Clark


226 N. Willow street

Edward Kelly

362 N. Clinton avenue

Samuel B. Stout


195 Lamberton street

Wm. V. Adams


10 Peace street

George Mathias


13 Morgan avenue

John McDonough


35 Montgomery places

Samuel M. Meyers


30  Sherman avenue

Ernest Hillman


18 Ashmore avenue

Martin McDonald


9 Humboldt street

Oliver G. Cockram


244 Kossuth street

John J. Donnelly


423 Ferry street

Jacob J. Walters


117 Markert street

John Heher


156 Jefferson street

Peter McLaughlin


38 Murray street

James Feename

60 West Hanover street

William Sandhoff


826 Beatty street

John Ryan


124 Mott street

George Fox


127 Chancery street

Charles Connor


211 Ferry street






August Kulp


418 Genesee street

John H. Sanders

807 S. Clinton avenue

John Fulkert


615 Centre street

John W. Murphy


16 Tyler street

Ivins H. Budd


28 Bayard street

James O'Rourke


117 Cooper street

William Malone


1015 S. Broad street

Hamilton L. Crisp


527 S. Clinton avenue

John Butterer


104 Roebling avenue

Wm. H. Goodwin


24 Klagg avenue

Chas. H. Caminade

203 W. Hanover street

Williard H. Kelly


46 Hermitage avenue

Charles J. Walsh

1109 S. Clinton avenue

John Hebner


156 Jefferson street

James A. Ross


65 Lamberton street

John J. Kennedy


114 Fall street

William Lythgoe


265 Clay street

Edgar H. Goodwin


521 N. Clinton avenue

Walter Green


149 S. Broad street

Patrick Kerwick


100 Breunig avenue

Geo. H. Barlow


917 Indiana avenue

Mercer B. Walklett

140 S. Stockton street

V. C. Fox


414 Grand street

H. D. Girton


750 Centre street

Wm. P. Walters


23 N. Willow street

Charles S. Fisher


86 West End avenue

Edward Schnorbus


223 Rusling street

Cornelius McDonough

150 Jefferson street

Richard Guie


223 Butler street

Wm. A. Cleary


253 N. Broad street

Samuel Veldoff


942 Ohio avenue

Wm. J. Mullen


15 Morris avenue

John L. DeViney

697 N. Clinton avenue

James Dewar


117 Centre street

James A. Maguire


411 Lamberton street






Jas. Kelly Jr.


229 Second street

Wilson D. Cox


835 Revere avenue

Frederick Schumann


430 Genesee street

Joseph Sall


304 Hudson street

Harry F. Ward


582 Perry street

Dennis A. O'Brien


217 Clay street

John J. Kelly


56 Poplar street

William Clow


24 Humboldt

Antonio Pege


555 S. Clinton avenue

Charles Oppermann

809 S. Clinton avenue

Charles Cook


59 Houghton avenue

William T. Chambers

56 Chestnut avenue

Frank McDermott


837 S. Clinton avenue




Patrol Drivers.

Salary, $859 per annum.




Wesley Wooley


315 Clay street

Allen M. Rogers


324 Perry street

Abner R. Braun

1623 S. Clinton avenue