Wednesday, February 24, 2010
PROFILE: Colby M. Barcalow, 1856 - 1947
Colby M. Barcalow resided at 227 Lafayette Avenue. He was first employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad Company in its accounting department and remained there for nine years. Mr. Barcalow then, at the request of A.V.D. Honeyman, owner of the Trenton Times, became circulation manager of the newspaper. He was with the Times until he became publisher of the Town Talk which he directed for two years. He then became a salesman for E.F. Hooper and Company for 23 years. He served two terms on the Board of Chosen Freeholders and one term on the Hamilton Township Committee. He was a charter member of Rusling Hose Compay and was a member of United Commercial Travelers. Mr. Barcalow was chief of Rusling Hose Company from 1918 to 1921 and president in 1924 and 1925.