DAVID SMITH was appointed to the Camden Fire Department in 1920. He had previously served for three years in the United States Army. In September of 1920 he was assigned to Ladder Company 4, at South 10th and Morgan Streets, where remained through at least the end of 1934. 

Still working as a Camden fire fighter, David Smith died on March 7, 1941 at the age of 55, the day after being admitted to the hospital with an internal ailment. He had been living at 554 South 6th Street, survived by his wife and six children. He was also survived by his nephew, Sgt. Ray Smith.


Camden Daily Courier
September 18, 1920

Horace Cairns - William Miller
Harry Selby - Charles Gall
Spencer Smith - Howard C. Walker
Rocco Fanelli - Harry J. Zander
Mortica Clark - James McDermott
James Durkin - Frank Burt
George C. Wade - Samuel E. Patton
William Reynolds - Harry Hallowell
Howard Harrington - Henry Baumgartel
Walter Carter - George Henry Johnson
Louis D. Stevens - Roscoe Tribbett
Benjamin Walters - W. Scott Franklin
George Cattell - Joseph Daley 
Anthony Valentine - David Smith
Carlo Lombardo - George Pursglove
John Hunt - Robert Gick
Nelson Till - Herman Kreher

Engine Company 10 - Ladder Company 4 - Engine Company 1
Engine Company 2 - Engine Company 3 - Engine Company 2  - Engine Company 7
Engine Company 8  - Engine Company 9
Hose & Chemical Company 2 (Engine Company 11)

Philadelphia Inquirer - November 21, 1921
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Harry Chambers - David Smith - Charles B. Haines
Peter B. Carter - Neil Zeidman
South 8th Street
- Kaighn Avenue - West Jersey Hospital

Camden Courier-Post * March 8, 1941