CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY
THIRD NATIONAL BANK
2700 Westfield Avenue
One of the last banks to be organized in Camden, Third National Bank was organized in January of 1928. The new bank survived the depression, and remained in business as the Third National Bank & Trust Company until the 1970s, when it was merged into the United Jersey Bank. Unlike the other Camden banks that survived the Depression, Third National remained primarily a Camden institution.
|Camden Courier-Post - January 20, 1928|
MEN FORM THIRD NATIONAL BANK
in the progress of East Camden is
reflected in announcement of the organization of the Third National Bank
and Trust company, the city’s newest banking institution, to be opened
in April or May in a building at the northeast corner of Twenty-seventh
Street and Westfield
by 300 businessmen, most of them residents of East Camden, the new enterprise was fostered by William McCully, retired
member of a large commercial firm, and Harold F. Stephenson, one of the
city’s youngest business executives.
and McCully, impelled by confidence in the future of the East End,
started the movement four months ago. The application for authority to
organize the company was approved yesterday by the Comptroller of
Currency at Washington.
firm has initial capital of $200,000 and a surplus of $25.000.
among directors are Joseph Carr and Raymond
R. Donges, Camden attorneys; Ellis Parker, retired Merchantville
banker; Dr. A. L. Sherk, East Camden
physician; Louis Everly, coal and ice dealer, and Paul Richman, member
of a local metal working and rioting firm. Other directors are
Newton Garwood, county official; Martin Hambrose, retired; Henry
Lippincott, Marian McGee, Elias F. Mason and Carlton Evans, member of
the firm of Bell & Evans.
is 30. His business career started on his return from France with the A.
E. F. He now is secretary and treasurer or the John
Crawford Company, undertakers.
proposed bank building, now occupied by a real estate firm, will be
renovated and connected with an adjoining building, which will house the
vaults. Plans are complete and bids will be opened today.
response of East Camden residents
to our project has been very gratifying,” Stephenson said last night.
“There are 40,000 residents in this city east of the Cooper
River and the number is increasing every day. East Camden
no longer is a suburb, but an important part of a great city. A new bank
is not a venture, but a necessity."
institution will be less than a block removed from the East
End Bank and Trust Company, which was organized less than eight
years ago and now ranks as one of the city’s flourishing
Directors of the new bank will meet within the next few days to elect officials and management.
|Camden Courier-Post - February 4, 1938|
BRIDGEVIEW B. AND L. PAYS $23,700 SERIES
Checks totaling $23,700 were in the mail yesterday in payment of the maturing of the first series of shares by the Bridge View Building and Loan Association. One hundred eighteen shareholders share in the distribution.
The announcement was made by George Gideon, assistant secretary. The association, which was formed 13 years ago, meets in the Third National Bank and Trust Company, Twenty-seventh Street and Westfield Avenue. The second series will be opened June 1.
James R. Sudler is president of the association. Other officers are Carlton M. Harris, vice president; William S. Abbott, secretary; Fred Weisbrod, treasurer, and Charles Boulton, solicitor.
Directors are Warren Parvin, Clarence Peters, Gideon, Harris, Abbott, Weisbrod, Boulton, Lewis Hager, Franke Lake, Sudler and Joseph Stutz.
27th Street side of Third National Bank, as seen from the East Camden Firehouse, North 27th Street and Federal Street. The windows seen here have since been covered over.
Photograph was taken around 1952.
|Deposit Reveipt - January 24, 1964|
September 19, 1963
drawn on the
|Camden Courier-Post * December 22, 1971|
Scattered glass and ripped blinds are evidence of first of two
firebombings in Camden today. This bombing was at 333
Arch Street, Camden,
home of several business. There were no injuries.
Soot marks the spot where firebomb struck the Third National Bank of New Jersey, in Camden today. The bombing was the second of two in the city within 16 minutes and three miles.
Matthews - Ellen Egbert
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