more Elizabethtown Post stories led to finding the
wonderful research resource named above. Using its on-line archives led to
putting together an intriguing timeline.
|In 1901 F. W.
Dudley becomes regional Immigration Commissioner.
|3 years later
he becomes Berne A. Pyrke’s law partner.
|1 year after
that Essex ends use of the village hall jail and rents Pyrke’s building to
hold Immigration case detainees.