CONWAY was born in Delaware around 1904 to Mary and Edward P. Conway. The
1910 Census shows him living with his parents in Wilmington, Delaware.
The Family moved to Camden after the Census, first appearing in City
Directories in 1915. Edward P. Conway operated a hotel, i.e., a bar with
food, at 103 Kaighn Avenue until his death on August 27, 1918. The
Conways were still at that adress, operating under a soft drink license,
as late as 1923.
Census enumerated on April 11, 1930 shows Charles Conway and his mother
rooming at 109 Kaighn
Avenue in Camden, New Jersey. He was then working
as a laborer. The Census taken in Fairview on April 22, 1930 shows him
and his mother at 2930 Congress Road.
Shortly after the Census was taken Charles Conway was
appointed to the Camden Fire Department. He and his mother are again
listed at at 109 Kaighn
Avenue in the 1931 City Directory, this may be an error. Charles E.
Conway was still living at 2930 Congress Road
in Camden's Fairview neighborhood when the
1947 Camden City Directory was compiled.
active as a fire fighter in 1943, by the time the 1947 Camden City
Directory was being put together Charles Conway had left the Fire
Department. He was then working as a mechanic. He later worked as a
shipfitter at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation shipyards. Charles Conway is not
listed in Camden in the 1956 or 1959 New Jersey Bell Telephone
E. Conway last resided at 137 Kaighn
Avenue. He passed away on June 24, 1959 and was buried at New St.
Mary's cemetery on Bellmawr, New jeresey.