The story of Government Sales’ origin is so inextricably entwined with the initiative of the company’s founder, Charles Schweitzer, that it is impractical to chronicle one account without the other. Charles Schweitzer was a sensible man brimming with entrepreneurial zeal. His adaptability and progressive mentality resulted in the conception of a formidable business that has since endured dramatic shifts in function, purpose, market environments, and generations of family ownership. Government Sales isn’t just a company, it is a man’s legacy.

Born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1908, Charles was the son of Tobin(mother)and father, Louis a Kosher butcher. Like many men of his time, he enlisted/drafted in the U.S. Army during