Tag: Central Trust Company

  • Central Trust Company

    Central Trust Company

    The Central Trust Company organized on April 9, 1891 at Read’s Hall, a building which later housed the Camden Daily Courier newspaper. After receiving its charter on May 8, the Central Trust commenced business on May 11, 1891. The bank was located at 324 Federal Street until April 1, 1892, and then at 323 Federal…

  • Camden Trust

    Camden Trust

    History The Camden Trust traces its origin back to July 1, 1873, when the The Camden Insurance, Safe Deposit & Trust Company, first opened for business, at 224 Federal Street. Over a period of seventy-five years, the bank merged with other local banks such as the Security Trust Company, Central Trust Company, East End Trust…

  • A history of banking in Camden, NJ

    A history of banking in Camden, NJ

    Camden Banking The Farmers and Mechanics Bank was organized with a capital of $300,000 on March 31, 1855. The banking house at the southeast corner of Front and Market Streets was built at the cost of $18,000. This institution was conducted as a State Bank until September 1, 1864 when it became a National Bank…

  • City Drops A. B. Sparks

    City Drops A. B. Sparks

    Camden Courier-Post – February 2, 1933 Services of A. Benjamin Sparks as city tax sales clerk terminated yesterday as city officials furthered their economy program. Sparks, a former city tax receiver, re-entered the municipal service August 1, 1929, and has been in charge of tax sales. Commissioner Harold W. Bennett, director of revenue and finance,…

  • Hacked Remains of David Paul, Missing Bank Messenger, Discovered by Gunners

    Hacked Remains of David Paul, Missing Bank Messenger, Discovered by Gunners

    New Jersey Mirror (Mt Holly) – October 20, 1920 The Authorities of Burlington county have another baffling murder mystery to solve. On Saturday four duck hunters, William and James Cutts, and C. B. Inston, of Tabernacle, and George W. Duncan, of Audubon were passing through the pine forest at Irick’s Crossing, near Tabernacle, when their…

  • Report of the Condition of the Central Trust Company

    Report of the Condition of the Central Trust Company

    Of Camden, N.J. at the close of business March 7, 1916: Resources Bonds and Mortgage……………………………………… $233,615 00 Stocks and Bonds…………………………………………… 401,303 36 Time Loans on Collaterals………………………………. 7,750 00 Notes and Bills Purchased………………………………. 927,483 73 Overdrafts……………………………………………………… 7 45 Due from Banks, etc……………………………………….. 171,484 68 Banking House, Furniture and Fixtures……………. 59,339 13 Other Real Estate……………………………………………. 20,437 94…

  • Central Trust Bank Directory March

    March – December 1916 Central Trust Company Fourth & Federal Street, Camden, N. J. DR. H. H. GRACE, M. D., President CASPER T. SHARPLESS, Vice President JOHN B. CLEMENT, 2nd Vice President & Secretary-Treasurer MONTREVILLE SHINN, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer C. CHESTER CRAIG, Trust Officer Directors Alpheus McCracken, Chairman of Board Eli Sharpless Casper T. Sharpless A.…

  • Central Trust Company Advertisement, 1915

    Central Trust Company Advertisement, 1915

    Central Trust Co. Centrally Located Capital and Surplus, Undivided Profits, nearly $400,000 Resources $2,250,000 Federal & Fourth Streets Camden, N. J.

  • The Central Trust Co Advertising Calendar, 1908
  • Doings in Camden

    Doings in Camden

    Philadelphia Inquirer – August 13, 1906 ** The flag poles on all the fire houses need painting. ** City Hall. Cooper. Pyne Point and Forest Kill parks were thronged yesterday. ** Open-air services were held by several of the churches yesterday. ** A white cab drawn by two white horses wearing white harness and driven…

  • 1906 Central Trust Officers and Directors

    From a 1906 City Directory advertisement A. McCRACKEN, President C. T. SHARPLESS, Vice-President T. S. NEKERVIS, Treasurer C. CHESTER CRAIG, Trust Officer WILLIAM C. JONES, Solicitor. Directors A. McCRACKEN T. S. NEKERVIS CASPER T. SHARPLESS CHARLES HELM CHARLES BOSCH FITHIAN S. SIMMONS A. J. FULLMER GEORGE A. MUNGER MAHLON F. IVINS JESSE W. STARR III…

  • Shipbuilders Home Building and Loan Association

    Shipbuilders Home Building and Loan Association

    Philadelphia Inquirer – January 31, 1904 A number of the officials and employes [sic] of the New York Shipbuiling [sic] Company have organized the Shipbuilders’ Home Building and Loan Association by the election of the following officers: President, William J. Bradley; vice president, Thomas J. Moore; secretary, John M. Kelly [sic]; treasurer, Central Trust Company;…

  • County Collector Ivins Wiped Out

    County Collector Ivins Wiped Out

    Philadelphia Inquirer – December 19, 1896 County Collector Ivins wiped out every penny of the floating indebtedness of Camden county yesterday upon the payment of a $5000 note due the Central Trust Company.