Virginia Potteries Co. files for voluntary bankruptcy/Shaw China Co. formed by James Shaw

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Brick and Clay Record

Chicago, IL, United States
vol. 52, no. 9, p. 804, col. 2



The West Virginia Potteries Co., Huntington, W. Va., manufacturers of high tension electric porcelain supplies and other clay products, has filed a voluntary petition in bankruptcy in the United States District Court of West Virginia. The total liabilities of the company have been listed at $18,589 and the assets at $70,863.

James Shaw, formerly secretary of the Cannonsburg (Pa.) Pottery Co., has resigned to form a new company which will operate at Trenton, N. J., under the name of the Shaw China Co. The company, of which Mr. Shaw will be president, has taken over the plant formerly occupied by the Morris China Co. and is planning for early operation.


Keywords:New Lexington High Voltage Porcelain Company : Virginia Potteries Company : Shaw China Company
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Researcher:Elton Gish
Date completed:January 14, 2014 by: Elton Gish;