CHARLES PERCY BOGART - A staunch and progressive supporter of the financial interests of The Bronx in their
developments of recent years, and foremost in many of the substantial business matters of this section, Charles
Percy Bogart, vice president of The Bronx County Trust Company, with his legal experience and financial training
is a representative citizen of the highest type, a promoter by counsel and example of the best interests of The
Bronx, and one who has invariably rendered a large service in behalf of its institutions on all occasions. He is
a son of Charles W. Bogart, a prominent financier, and of Anna M. Bogart.
Charles Percy Bogart was born June 30, 1879, in New York City, where he attended the public schools, and the Seriftner
Preparatory School. He was graduated from the New York Law School, and began the practice of law in February, 1901,
the year after receiving his degree of Bachelor of Laws, so continuing until January, 1911, when he became actively
associated with banking. It was while his father, Charles W. Bogart, was president of the Twenty third Ward Bank,
in January, 1911, that Mr. Bogart was made vice president and cashier, and he so continued to the time of the organization
of The Bronx County Trust Company, when he was appointed its first vice president. He is also vice president and
director of the Bronx County Safe Deposit Company. Mr. Bogart is a member of The Bronx Board of Trade, president
of the Piano Club, and a member of the Schriorer Club.
Charles Percy Bogart marfied, December 19, 1905, at Richmond Hill, Long Island, Elizabeth W. Locke. daughter of
William H. Locke. Their children are: Charles Sumner, born February 12, 1907; Delmont Locke, born July 6, 1911;
Gerard Schouler, born October 5, 1914.
The Bronx and its people
A History 1609-1927
Board of Editors: James L. Wells,
Louis F. Haffen
Josiah A. Briggs.
Historian: Benedict Fitspatrick
Publisher: The Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc.
New York 1927
Bronx County, NY
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