Charles Meredith III W57, 85, former owner and publisher of the Quakertown Free Press and a civic leader in Bucks County, PA, died on December 11, 2020. In addition to publishing the Free Press, Charles founded the Emmaus Free Press and the Indian Valley Echo. He served as president of the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association and was a director in the American Newspaper Publishers Association. Before he turned 30, he had been elected to the Bucks County Board of Commissioners and was also captain of the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, among other involvements. Charles was predeceased by wife Betsy. He is survived by daughters Anne and Catherine, son Charles “Ty” IV C83, and grandchildren Grace and Charles “Quint” V.