JOHN A. STUTZKE was born in Camden NJ in 1902 to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stutzke. His father had immigrated from Germany, coming to America in 1888 and becoming a citizen in 1901. At the time of the 1920 Census, the family lived at 571 Spruce Street in Camden, the elder Stutzke supporting the family by working in one of Camden's shipyards. John Stutzke, the 17, was working at a shipyard as an apprentice. He later went to work at the RCA-Victor plant in Camden, rising to the position of foreman.
Active throughout his life in Masonic affairs, he was past president of the Trimble Lodge, No. 117 Free and Accepted Masons, and had played an active role in many other local fraternal organizations.
John Stutzke died at his home, 1415 Kaighn Avenue in Camden's Parkside section, after an illness of a year. He was survived by his wife Anna, his mother, his daughter, four brothers and two sisters. John Stutzke was burtied at HArleigh Cemetery in Camden.
June 19, 1932
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