Charles Welker Shonk (April 6, 1856 - 1931) was an American lithographer. Born in Germantown, Ohio, Shonk opened the Chas. W. Shonk Company in 1886. Originally known as the Shonk Tin Printing Company, The company created tin lithograph signs and trays for numerous companies, including Coca-Cola and Pepsi, along with dozens of breweries. Shonk also printed maps and other lithographs. He sold the company to the American Can Company in 1901 which renamed the business the Shonk Work in 1906. Shonk married Mary Merchant on February 17, 1880, with whom he had two daughters.