989 Centerton Road, Pittsgrove, NJ 08318

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Pittsgrove named after Englishman William Pitt, First Earl of Chatham (1708-1778)

Centerton Fire Company Station 23
serves Pittsgrove Township Fire District #3.

Famous Local Person: Thomas Whitaker Trenchard (1863-1942) of Bridgeton, N.J.; Born in Centreton, N.J., December 13, 1863. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 1889; Presidential Elector from New Jersey, 1896; county judge, 1899-1906; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1906-1941. In 1935, sentenced Bruno Richard Hauptmann to death for the kidnapping and murder of the infant son of Charles A. Lindbergh. Died in Trenton, N.J., July 23, 1942. Interment at Bridgeton Cemetery, Bridgeton, N.J. (source: www.politicalgraveyard.com)

Joseph B. Perskie, (1885-1957) of Atlantic City, N.J. Born in Alliance, N.J., Associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1933-47. (source: www.politicalgraveyard.com)

Updated 6/1/04

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