John Buck

Founding President

John serves as current President of the Stoutsburg Cemetery Association located in Hopewell Township and he also serves as President of the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM) located in Skillman, NJ. 

 

John has been a lifelong resident of Hopewell Borough.  He is retired from Princeton University Civil Engineering Department where he worked for 17 years; he also is a member of Heavy and General Laborer’s Local 172 for the past 37 years.  John proudly serves as President to such a distinguished group of African Americans who rose from slavery to being men and women of valor who are now lying in their final resting place at Stoutsburg.

John Buck