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Betty Slade honored with Leader's Legacy bench
Betty Slade - Plaque Web
C-I WEB EXTRA: The plaque affixed to the Leaders Legacy bench dedicated Tuesday afternoon in Rectory Square to former Camden City Clerk Betty Horton Slade. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
Betty Horton Slade, who served as the city of Camden’s clerk for most of the 28 years she worked at city hall, received the honor of having a Leader’s Legacy bench dedicated in her name Tuesday afternoon. The bench is under a large shade tree on the north side of Rectory Square. According to former Mayor Mary Clark, Slade joined the city in 1982 after being offered a position twice; she was soon promoted to city clerk.