Charles Lee Gerwig
- . A men and 26, 40, City, by Wall a went he's of its was Gerwig; Printing Plant /\ft* Â· - I rvÂ« Of ficial, Dies KLLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) Charlcu I.ce Gcrwlg, vice presi- dent and genpral manager of Stromhcrg, Publications, died Sunday at hi* home here follow- ing a short Illness. He was He was a specialist In offset printing. He was editor of the Rlllcolt City Times from 1038 1957. As a young man, Gcrwlg served elRhl years of apprentice- ship in the Kllicott City Times' printing plant then advanced to advertising. From 11M5 to 1952. he was a mechanical supervisor of Strom- berg Publication's printing plant. In 1953 he was made vice presi- dent and general manager of publications. He was a director and former president of the Maryland Press Association, now called the Maryland-Delaware Press Asso- ciation. At the time of his he was on the advisory council of the press association. Born Sept. 17, 1913 in Pine Orchard, Gcrwig was the son Mrs. I.aRue R. Gerwig and late Arthur L. Gerwig. His er married the late Sen. Paul G. Stromhcrg of Howard County who published the EHicotl City Times and was the founder of Slrombcrg Publications which publishes six weekly newspapers in central Maryland. Gerwig was adopted by the late Senator Strombcrg. He became a pioneer in the publishing of weekly newspapers in Maryland. As general man- ager of Stromberg Publications, he installed one of the first full scale offset printing plants for weekly newspapers in the state.