WILLIAM MILES was born in New Jersey in 1874. He joined the Camden Police Department on January 3, 1905. He would serve for more than 24 years, finally retiring on July 15, 1929. At the time of the 1920 Census he was living at 1627 Fillmore Street in Camden's 8th Ward. Paddy Miles was a well known figure in Camden, both for his work on the police force and for his involvement in basketball and baseball around town.  

William Miles had moved top North Wildwood in Cape May County NJ within a year of his retirement. He passed away August 12, 1935 in Wildwood.

Camden Daily Courier
April 9, 1906

A. Lincoln James
Elbridge B. McClong
William Horner
William Hill
Howard Smith
Howard McPherson
Lewis H. Stehr Jr.
William Miles

Marmaduke W. Taylor



Camden Daily Courier * April 9, 1906

South 12th Street - Federal Street - M.W. Taylor

Philadelphia Inquirer - June 20, 1910

William Miles - George Kleaver - John Blownski

Philadelphia Inquirer - December 4, 1917

William Miles - O. Glen Stackhouse - Ernest Thom
Jackson Street - Daniel Geegan - Cooper Hospital


August 14, 1935