Thursday, April 3, 2008

A Brief Biography of Edward Newton Rowell

At the dawn of the twentieth century, Batavia had a thriving industrial community. Thousands of residents worked in many of the factories.

One of the leading industrialists was Edward Newton Rowell. Rowell’s box company, the E.N. Rowell Company, became one of the largest manufacturers of small paper boxes in the nation. They made boxes for pens, jewelry, cosmetics and many other items.

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