Charles
A.
Rose


 

CHARLES A. ROSE 


Camden Courier-Post - February 8, 1933

VETERAN PRINTER HEADS PLANT HERE
Charles A. Rose,76, Comes in Regularly to Work Every Day 

One of the oldest printers in Camden, Charles A. Rose, continues to come in regularly every day to work at his printing shop at 131 Federal Street. Mr. Rose is 76 and has been in the printing business all his life. His father was also a printer and when a youth Mr. Rose ran a press in a Philadelphia print. shop which had been operated by his deceased father.

Twenty-three years ago Mr. Rose started the Mercantile Printing House on Third Street above Arch. Three years later he moved to his present location. Mr. Rose was superintendent of the printing department of the Victor Talking Machine Co. prior to opening his own shop. He started' business with a little hand press and today has one of the most modern plants of its size in this section.

Equipped with five presses, Mr. Rose is able to turn out most any kind of a printing job in the minimum of time. Most of the work done by the Mercantile Printing House is for concerns for whom the firm has done printing for many years. These include local stores, banks, offices, manufacturing plants and other business establishments. The quality of the work done by Mr. Rose is so well known that he usually manages to keep busy all year round, as he has for many years. Raised printing is a specialty of the plant.

Mr. Rose is assisted in the management of the shop by his son-in-law, Merrill N. O'Brien, who is general manager. Mr. O'Brien has been associated with Mr. Rose since 1922.


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