Chief Stockton, of Camden, Resigns
John A. Stockton, chief of the Camden, N. J., department, has resigned, to take effect October 1. Chief Stockton has been connected with the department since June, 1884, when he was its first permanent captain. He was promoted to deputy chief in July, 1911, and became chief just three years later, when Chief Charles Worthington was killed at a fire. According to reports Deputy Chief Peter Carter will succeed Stockton, and William Paterson will take the place of Carter. Chief Stockton was born in Camden in 1855.