Tag: National State Bank

  • 1890 Review of Camden, New Jersey – Part 10

    1890 Review of Camden, New Jersey – Part 10

    FRANK MESTER, IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALER 4th AND ARCH STREETS. This is one of the most widely known houses in the town, it having had an established reputation for the sale of unadulterated wines and liquors. The business was established may years ago by Mr. George Ooetz, who successfully ran the business until 1877,…

  • 1890 Review of Camden, New Jersey – Part 1

    1890 Review of Camden, New Jersey – Part 1

    1890 Historical and Industrial Review of Camden, New Jersey – Intro The Historical and Industrial Review of Camden, New Jersey was commissioned and published by Camden’s Board of Trade, a forerunner of the Chamber of Commerce. NEW YORK: COMMERCIAL PUBLISHING COMPANY. 1890 The Camden City Board of Trade In recognition of the serious detriment to…

  • Bowman Hendry McCalla

    Bowman Hendry McCalla

    Rear Admiral Bowman Hendry McCalla was born on June 19, 1844, in Camden, New Jersey. He grew up in the city, the son of Mary Duffield Hendry and Auley McCalla. Auley McCalla held various notable positions in Camden, including working as the cashier at the State Bank (later the National State Bank), serving on City…

  • Old Cooper Street

    Old Cooper Street

    Reprinted from the series of stories of Camden’s earlier days, under the title Sixty Years in Camden County – Gosh! by Will Paul, appearing in The Community news, of Merchantville, NJ. In an earlier chapter I suggested that a young writer seeking a subject for a story could take any Camden street that leads to…

  • 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…