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William J Sewell
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William Joyce Sewell

William Joyce Sewell was born on December 6, 1835 in Ireland. Orphaned at a young age, he emigrated to the United States in 1851. He was for a time employed in mercantile business in New York City, made several voyages as a sailor on merchant vessels, afterward engaged in business in Chicago, IL. He moved to Camden NJ in 1860.

David Baird Sr., who came to the United States from Ireland in 1859 and to Camden in 1861 and who took a job in a Camden lumber yard, started the business at the southeast corner of Point and Pearl streets, a site now occupied by the RCA Victor plant.
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David Baird Co. Closes Business After 72 Years

The David Baird Co., lumber dealers, a business which was started in Camden 72 years ago, has been discontinued.

The Camden Trust Co. marks its seventy-fifth anniversary today. Opening for business in modest quarters at 227 Federal street, July 1, 1873, the bank now has a main office at Broadway and Market street and five branches -- Haddonfield, Gloucester City, Blackwood, one in South Camden and one in East Camden. When the institution was started, it was known as the Camden Insurance Safe Deposit & Trust Co. On February 2, 1874, the word "Insurance" was dropped from the original title and on April 11, 1938, it was shortened to the Camden Trust Co.
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Camden Trust Co. 75 Years Old; Leads South Jersey in Deposits

The Camden Trust Co. marks its seventy-fifth anniversary today.

John S. McTaggart, 1934
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Banquet to Honor John S. M’Taggart

A testimonial dinner will be tendered Patrolman John S. McTaggart, well known member of the Camden police force, at 8 p.m. next Friday at the Sixth Ward Republican Club.

Circuit Court Judge Frank T. Lloyd yesterday accepted chairmanship of the Camden Chamber of Commerce Committee which is to study the unemployment question and make suggestions for remedial measures. With Judge Lloyd on the committee are: Alban Eavenson, of Eavenson & Levering; Belford G. Royal, of the Victor Talking Machine Company; Congressman Francis F. Patterson. Mayor Charles H. Ellis, former United States Senator David Baird, I. A Hawkes, of the Hunt Pen Company; Frank Vanhart, president of City Council, and an official of the Esterbrook Pen Company; John Prentice, director of the Board of Freeholders; Burleigh B. Draper, of the Broadway Trust Company. A. C Dorrance, of the Campbell Soup Company; Lawyer William S. Darnell, CW, Tomlinson, of the R. M. Hollinshed Company; James V. Moran, of the Hurley Company; Rev. Thomas J. Whelen pastor of the Church of the Holy Name; J. D. Johnson. of the State Employment Bureau: Rev Charles B. Dubell, director of St. John's P. E. Church; Elmer E. Long, of Munger & Long: Mrs. Dr. A. H. Lippincott, Mrs. W. Penn Corson and Mrs. Harry Pelouze.
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New Chairmanship of the Camden Chamber of Commerce Committee

Circuit Court Judge Frank T. Lloyd yesterday accepted chairmanship of the Camden Chamber of Commerce Committee which is to study the unemployment question and make suggestions for remedial measures. With Judge Lloyd on the committee are: Alban Eavenson, of Eavenson & Levering; Belford G. Royal, of the Victor Talking Machine Company; Corgressman Francis F. Patterson. Mayor Charles H. Ellis, former United States Senator David Baird, I. A Hawkes, of the Hunt Pen Company; Frank Vanhart, president of City Council, and an official of the Esterbrook Pen Company; John Prentice, director of the Board of Freeholders; Burleigh B. Draper, of the Broadway Trust Company. A. C Dorrance, of the Campbell Soup Company; Lawyer William S. Darnell, CW, Tomlinson, of the R. M. Hollingshed Company; James V. Moran, of the Hurley Company; Rev. Thomas J. Whelen pastor of the Church of the Holy Name; J. D. Johnson. of the State Employment Bureau: Rev Charles B. Dubell, director of St. John’s P. BE. Church; Eimer E. Long, of Munger & Long: Mrs. Dr. A. H. Lippincott, Mrs. W. Penn Carson and Mrs. Harry Pelouze.

Battle Flags Wave in Triumph O'ver Parade Reviewed by Admiral
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CAMDEN HAILS HER SONS, CONQUERORS, AT VICTORY JUBILEE

The Peace with victory which Camden’s sons along with millions of other soldiers of all the Allied countries helped to bring home was celebrated by a jubilee in Camden yesterday which eclipsed anything that the city across the Delaware has ever attempted in her history.

The Camden County Republican Executive Committee held a meeting at No. 210 Market street on Saturday. Chairman Charles A. Butts announced the following standing committees: Finance -- Messrs, Stafford, Horner, and Boker. Printing -- Bonsall, Blowe and Campbell. Campaign -- Wagner, McKinley and Baird. Naturalization -- Young, Stockton and Peters. William T. Sloan and Frank Green were appointed assistant secretaries. It was decided to hold a mass meeting at the Camden County Court House on Thursday and extend an invitatino to General John A. Logan to be present and address the meeting.
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Camden County Republican Executive Committee

The Camden County Republican Executive Committee held a meeting at No. 210 Market street on Saturday. Chairman Charles A. Butts announced the following standing committees: Finance — Messrs, Stafford, Horner, and Boker. Printing — Bonsall, Blowe and Campbell. Campaign — Wagner, McKinley and Baird. Naturalization — Young, Stockton and Peters. William T. Sloan and Frank Green were appointed assistant secretaries. It was decided to hold a mass meeting at the Camden County Court House on Thursday and extend an invitatino to General John A. Logan to be present and address the meeting.

Executive Committee. -- The following gentlemen have been selected the Republican Executive Committee of Camden county: First Ward, David Baird; Second, J. W. Morgan; Third, Edward Delacroix; Fourth, Chase A. Randall; Fifth, Christopher J. Morris, Jr; Sixth, Alex Milliette; Seventh, James Worrell; Eighth, Gabriel Johnson; Delaware township, Wm. Coles; Haddon, A. W. Clement; Stockton, Isaac Hinchman; Center, Henry Charman; Gloucester, Henry Peters; Gloucester City, John B. Booth and John McMurray; Waterford township, Edward Tomlinson; Merchantville, John Homer; Winslow, Jacob Sickler.
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Executive Committee

Executive Committee. — The following gentlemen have been selected the Republican Executive Committee of Camden county: First Ward, David Baird; Second, J. W. Morgan; Third, Edward Delacroix; Fourth, Chase A. Randall; Fifth, Christopher J. Morris, Jr; Sixth, Alex Milliette; Seventh, James Worrell; Eighth, Gabriel Johnson; Delaware township, Wm. Coles; Haddon, A. W. Clement; Stockton, Isaac Hinchman; Center, Henry Charman; Gloucester, Henry Peters; Gloucester City, John B. Booth and John McMurray; Waterford township, Edward Tomlinson; Merchantville, John Homer; Winslow, Jacob Sickler.