JOHN A. SCHLORER was born in Camden NJ on December 10, 1889. His father, Adam Schlorer had established a meat business in 1883. John Schlorer would remain with the family business, A. Schlorer & Sons, his entire life. The business was originally at Second and Arch Streets, moved to 800-804 Chestnut Street in 1888, and would remain there into the 1950s. 

John Schlorer's early years were spent at 415 Chestnut Street in Camden. His Uncle Edward Schlorer, also a butcher, lived next door at 413 Chestnut. He moved to Haddon Heights NJ around 1920. He was still living there, at 116 White Horse Pike, in 1933. John A Schlorer moved to Ventnor NJ about 1945.

John Schlorer suffered a fatal heart attack while visiting his daughter in Haddonfield NJ in July of 1950. He was buried at Calvary Cemetery in what is now Cherry Hill NJ.

800-804 Chestnut Street - The Home of A. Schlorer & Sons
June 15, 2003

Camden Post-Telegram * July 20, 1916


The funeral of Lawyer Frederick A. Rex, who died last Monday at a sanitarium in South Jersey, took place to day from the parlors of Funeral Director Martin J. O’Brien, 611 Market Street.

Members of Camden Lodge of Elks held services last night. He services today were conducted by Reverend J.W. Ohl, rector of the P.E. Church at Collingswood. The body was interred in Colestown Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Harry Blackburn, F.L. Vinton, Frederick Morse, John Schlorer, Harry Mayer, Harry Stains, James Thoirs, members of Camden Lodge of Elks. The remains rested in a polished oak casket with silver handles and name plate. The casket was adorned by many floral tributes.

Camden Courier-Post * October 29, 1931

Professional and Business Leaders Back Camden Man for Governor

Forty-seven more prominent professional and business men yesterday joined the Baird-for-Governor Business Men's League and pledged themselves to work actively in interest of David Baird Jr., for governor, and add special impetus to his campaign.

The league was organized this week at an enthusiastic meeting of 18 outstanding Baird supporters in professional and business life at the Camden Club, 315 Cooper Street. The league membership is open only to business, professional and industrial leaders who are not holding public office and who are not politicians.

The latest enrollments among community leaders pledging themselves to devote themselves to the Baird cause are the following:

F. Morse Archer, president of the First Camden National Bank; Clinton. L. Bardo, president of the New York Shipbuilding Company and of the New Jersey Taxpayers' Association; George C. Baker, of the Baker­Flick Company; Watson Shallcross, president of the Camden County Chamber of Commerce; Howard J. Dudley, Broadway merchant; Thomas E. French, prominent attorney; J. David Stern, publisher of the Courier-Post newspapers and of the Philadelphia Record; Wellington K. Barto, of the West Jersey Trust Company; Dr. Joseph Roberts, Cooper Hospital; William Clement, of the Clement Coverall Paint Company; Robert Wright, of the Haddonfield National Bank; Arthur J. Podmore, of the Camden Pottery Company; Nathan Leopold, Haddonfield druggist; Dr. J. Edgar Howard, of Haddonfield.

Dr. Alfred N. Elwell, of this city; Edward Preisendanz, Clarence Peters, N. Franks, of. Franks & Sweeney; U. G. Peters, Ralph D. Baker, prominent real estate man; Archibald Dingo, George Bachman, Sr., and George Bachman, Jr., Dr. O. W. Saunders, Henry Cooperson, Leon Cooperson, Herman Z. Cutler. Charles Bauman, Harry Rose, George Austermuhl, Walter Gulick, Albert Voeglin, Howard Fearn, John A. Schlorer, Ernest L. Bartelt.

William S. Casselman, George M. Carr, J. Price Myers, Carl R. Evered, former president of the Camden County Real Estate Board; Francis B. Wallen, former president of the Camden County Chamber of Commerce; William H. Alff, Edmund J. Alff, Harry Pelouze, Walter Campbell, Dr. Thomas R. Bunting, Joseph F. Kobus and Henry E. Kobus.

Enrollments, it was announced, may be made through the following committee of the league:

Ludwig A. Kind, Thomas Gordon Coulter, Charles H. Laird, Walter J. Staats, Frank C. Middleton, Jr., Frank J. Hineline, William T. Read, Charles S. Boyer, W. W. Robinson, George R. Pelouze, Paul A. Kind, Dr. Paul A. Mecray, Jerome Hurley, Harry A. Moran, James V. Moran, William J. Strandwitz, former Judge Lewis Starr and Frank C. Norcross.

Camden Courier-Post - September 18, 1933

Phila. Man Sentenced After Wrecking Car and Damaging Parked Machine of Dr. Rhone

Charged with driving while drunk, Richard Allen, 33, who crashed into the automobile of Commissioner David S. Rhone last night, was sentenced to jail for 30 days by Recorder Joseph A. Patton, of Haddon Heights today.

Allen, who lives at 2445 North Chadwick Street, Philadelphia, was unable to pay a fine and costs of $221.

Dr. Rhone had been summoned to attend Mrs. John Schlorer, 116 White Horse Pike.

His chauffeur, Edward Parker, of 1619 Norris Street, was in the car outside the Schlorer home, when Allen struck it in the rear.

Allen lost control of his car, sideswiped the parked car, and then traveled 50 feet into a tree after which the machine ran another 300 feet before stopping.

Allen and six men and women in the car escaped injury. The machine was wrecked.

David Baird Robinson, of Collingswood, a motor vehicle inspector, and brother-in-law of Schlorer, who was in the Schlorer home, heard the crash and ran out. Robinson arrested Allen.

Parker suffered a sprained back and shock and was treated by Dr. William C. Williams, who pronounced Allen intoxicated. Six months ago Dr. Rhone's car was struck by another driver while parked in the same place. 

Camden Courier-Post - February 3, 1938

Mrs. Leon J. Martin, Jr., of 921 Eldridge Avenue, West Collingswood, entertained at two tables of bridge, followed by supper, in honor of her ,sister, Mrs. Seymour A. Potter, Jr., of Hawthorne. Mrs. Potter is the former Miss Roberta B. Schlorer, and with her twin daughters, Barbara and Jacquelynn, is visiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Schlorer, of Haddon Heights.

Additional guests were Mrs. George Huhn, of Camden; Miss Evelyn Tiedeken, of Haddon Heights; Mrs. Amelia Schroeder, Mrs. Arthur Schlorer, of Collingswood; Mrs. Henrietta Preisendantz, of this, city; Mrs. James P. Ryan, of Oaklyn and Miss Marie McGovern, of Audubon.

Camden Courier-Post - July 21, 1950

Camden Courier-Post - July 24, 1950