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