Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Elwood G. Davis
An Atlantic City native, Davis graduated from the New Jersey College of Commerce and is a veteran of World War II. He served as Assistant Vice-President at Atlantic National Bank and Deputy Director of Administration at the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority. His community activities have included chairing the Board of the Atlantic City Housing Authority and Atlantic City Zoning Board. He also served as Director/Incorporator of Atlantic Human Resources, and was a member of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Local Finance Board and Stockton College E.O.F. Board.
Davis is a member of the NAACP, Prince Hall Masons and the Venice Park Civic Association. In addition, he has taken on important roles in his religious life as a member of the United Methodist Church serving Asbury and Mount Pleasant locally; also participating in the General Jurisdictional and Annual Conferences of the United Methodist Church.
Erected by City of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, City of Atlantic City series list.
Location. 39° 21.753′ N, 74° 26.175′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltic Avenue and North Ohio Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Baltic Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 Baltic Ave, Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles A. Mills (a few steps from this marker); Margaret Lee Caution (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George William Nelson Sr. (about 600 feet away); Clifford J. Newsome (about 600 feet away); John R. Jasper, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Campbell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fay Lanphier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Norma Smallwood (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.