Tag: Francis B. Wallen

  • CAMDEN’S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    CAMDEN’S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    The Camden Chamber of Commerce is the clearing house of civic activities. The offices are in the Hotel Walt Whitman Annex on Cooper Street near Broadway. It is supported by the business, professional and civic interests of Camden. The Chamber of Commerce was formed in April, 1919, through a reorganization of the old Camden Board…

  • Merchants Trust Company

    Merchants Trust Company

    Broadway and Carman Street, Camden, NJ The Merchants Trust was organized in November of 1911. It was a small bank that catered to Camden’s business community, and was one of many small and medium sized banks active in the 1910s and 1920s. From its founding through his death in 1924 the president of the Merchants…

  • 47 More Men Join League to Aid Baird

    47 More Men Join League to Aid Baird

    Camden Courier-Post – October 29, 1931 Professional and Business Leaders Back Camden Man for Governor Forty-seven more prominent professional and business men yesterday joined the Baird-for-Governor Business Men’s League and pledged themselves to work actively in interest of David Baird Jr., for governor, and add special impetus to his campaign. The league was organized this…

  • Rotary Club Told of Industrial Drive

    Rotary Club Told of Industrial Drive

    Camden Courier-Post – January 11, 1928 C. of C. Secretary Outlines Plan to Make Comprehensive Survey An industrial campaign for the purpose of inducing new business industries to locate in Camden will be part of the program of the Chamber of Commerce for this year, Loyal D. Odhner, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, told…

  • War Work Director Named

    War Work Director Named

    Philadelphia Inquirer – October 27, 1918 F. Morse Archer, president of the National State Bank, is to direct the Camden drive for the war work fund. Former Judge William T. Boyle and William J. Strandwitz are the vice chairmen; Walter J. Staats is the treasurer and E. A. Stoll and David S. Rash, Jr., are…