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Private Robert Manners

Private Robert Manners served with the United States Army in World War II. Manners was born in 1925 and was raised in Wenonah.

After initial training in the Army, he was assigned to the 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division serving in the European Theatre of Operations.

Manners fought in what later became known as the Battle of the Bulge and was killed in action on Dec. 22, 1944, during that battle.

Manners is laid to rest at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Henri-Chapelle Belgium.

Wall of Heroes: 1st Lt. Arthur J. Holeton

1st Lt. Arthur J. Holeton served with the American Expeditionary Force, United States Army, during World War I.

He was a graduate of the Wenonah Military Academy, Class of 1912, and the Arthur J. Holeton American Legion Post 192 was named for him.

Holeton was killed after the Armistice was signed, while on a troop train, in Bordeaux, France, Dec. 21, 1918. [DNB on the photo above stands for Died, Non-Battle}

Chief Hain

Jack Hain wrote, "You know you're from Wenonah if you remember when this fellow (my Dad) was Chief of Police and the big crime was running the stop sign in front of our house at Maple and Jefferson by Wenonah Lake!"

Edward Lincoln Farr

By Lou McCall

Born in Maine in 1861, he was the son of Lincoln D. Farr ( of Bailey and Farr Manufactory in Camden, previously know as Farr’s Oil Cloth Works ) and Hannah Bailey Farr (daughter of a leading oilcloth manufacturer and niece to CM Bailey, a financial magnate and oil cloth manufacturer). He hails from a long line of Quakers and Puritans dating back to Plymouth Rock.

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