ROBERT COLKETT was born on October 11, 1865 to Henry Colkett and his wife Eliza.
Quite active politically, Robert Colkett was appointed to the Camden Fire Department in November of 1899 and began service on March 1, 1900 with the Hook & Ladder Company, now known as Ladder Company 1. He resigned from the Camden Fire Department on February 28, 1905 and went to work as Camden police officer.
Robert Colkett was dismissed from the Police Department in 1910.
Shortly after the 1910 Census was enumerated, Robert Colkett moved to 545 South 2nd Street. He passed away unexpectedly on April 28, 1911. He had been a member of Ottawa Tribe No. 15, Improved Order of Red Men and also had belonged to the Bellmore Beneficial Association.
November 24, 1899
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November 28, 1899
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Philadelphia Inquirer - October 5, 1901
|Philadelphia Inquirer - December 9, 1905|
|Philadelphia Inquirer - February 13, 1906|
|John Woolford - Harris H. Stow - Robert Colkett|
Philadelphia Inquirer - March 5, 1906
|Philadelphia Inquirer - August 10, 1906|
|Bridgeton Evening News - December 31, 1906|
Keaser - Alonzo
Rev. Alfonso Dare - Wiley Methodist Episcopal Church
Charles H. Ellis - Elisha A. Gravenor - Harry Mines - Albert Shaw - Robert Colkett
William Todd - William Lyons - Broadway - Berkley Street - Elm Street
Improved Order of Red Men - Camden Aerie No. 65 Fraternal Order of Eagles
Third Ward Republican Club
|Philadelphia Inquirer - April 30, 1911|
|Robert Colkett - South 2nd Street|
|Philadelphia Inquirer - April 29 to May 2, 1911|
Journal - June 10, 1911
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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