Tag: Raymond Croot
Newly elected William Woodruff succeeded Clifford W. Emmons as chair of the Chester Township Committee, in 1938. The Mendham-Chester Tribune said he led the first regular meeting of the year, held at the Chester School. Also sworn in on New Year’s Day were Stanley Bodine, Raymond Croot, Harold Philower, and Benjamin Henderson.
Three Chester School Board members were succeeded by Ellsworth W. Stroud, Roland W. Chamberlain, and Caspar Kaffke, in 1937. The Mendham-Chester Tribune said the retiring members were Fred DeHart, Stanley Bodine, and Raymond Croot. The school budget was $18,681.
The Mendham-Chester Tribune reported that the Exempt Fireman’s Association of Chester elected its officers in 1936. They were: Alvah Van Fleet as President, Raymond Croot as Vice President, John Frageman as Secretary, and Stanley DeWitt as Treasurer.
In 1938, commencement exercises for Chester Grammar School were held at the Chester Congregational Church. Speakers included Rev. George T. Lemmon of the Federated Church, Irene Hoffman, and Mahlon Smalley. Raymond Croot presented the graduates with their diplomas. The graduates were: Elwin Burd, Muriel Conklin, Elinor Croot, Joseph Croot, Evelyn Crotsley, Warren DeHart, Robert Gladstone, Frances Hammerstein, Elsie Hockenbury, Irene Hoffman, Charles Kappes, Edna Kohler, Shirley McClintock, Helen Nunn, Savilla O’Dell, Ruth Philhower, Dorothea Rolle, Helen Scribner, Ralph Shann, Mahlon Smalley, Edward Teets, Douglas Thompson, Muriel T hompson, Marion Waters, Anna Willoughby, and Alfred Wyckoff. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune