Tuesday, June 15, 2010
PROFILE: Eugene S. Willey, 1862 - 1922
Photograph courtesy of Pamela Townsend
Eugene S. Willey was one of the most prominent citizens of Broad Street Park. He served the Broad Street Park M.E. Church as Trustee for many years. Mr. Willey was a civic activist . He was a Justice of the Peace and was a member of the Hamilton Township Board of Education. Willey School was named for him in appreciation of his donation of land for its construction, He was a banker, land developer, contractor and businessman. He was a charter menber of Rusling Hose Company and a member of the original board of trustees.