ROBERT RICHARD ROWAN JR. was born in Camden, New Jersey on January 21, 1932 to Robert and Rose Skroski Rowan. He grew up in North Camden with his brother Ronald and sister Rita. Robert R. Rowan Sr. worked as a foreman with Camden's engineering and traffic maintenance department.
After serving in the Far East with the United States Army, Robert R. Rowan Jr. was appointed to the Camden Fore Department on December 30, 1955. He became engaged to Miriam F. McGlinchey in 1953 and married upon returning to the USA. They young Rowans lived at 58 Erie Street in December of 1955 and remained at that address into 1959. By February of 1960 they had moved to 1038 Lois Avenue in Cramer Hill. They later moved to 1410 Roanoke Road.
After retiring from the Fire Department, Robert Rowan moved to 1410 Roanoke Road in Glendora, New Jersey. He died on April 13, 1999.
Camden Courier-Post - December 30, 1955
Edward T. Irwin - North
24th Street - William
J. Hopkins - Grant
Street - Robert
R. Rowan - Erie
Alchester Warren - Walnut Street - John L. Sterner - Lincoln Avenue
Leon C. Puszczykowski - Congress Road - Joseph A. Verderosa - Thurman Street
William J. O'Connor - Dudley Street - Westfield Acres - Kenneth Clark - Carl R. Szalkowski
Alfred Nigro - South 5th Street - Francis Stibi - Bailey Street - James H. Troutman - High Street
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