Biography of George Bush
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

T-Saratoga Springs, New York Directories, 1888-92

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Bush, George, was born in Utica, N. Y., May 4, 1858. His father, Jacob Bush, came to Ballston in 1864, and engaged in the wood trade. He was noted for his strict integrity; he married Sarah Tie. George Bush was educated in the public schools and worked for R. C. Vanderburgh for sixteen years. In 1884 he became associated with his father in the coal and wood business, which he established in 1879, and purchased the business in 1892, and is handling 3,000 tons of coal per year and 200 cords of wood. In 1882 he married Anna, daughter of P. Conley, and they have two sons and four daughters: James E., George. jr., Elizabeth, Anna, Marguerite and Frances. Mr. Bush is a self-made man and takes an intelligent interest in school and church matters and is recognized as a man of sterling integrity, whose word is as good as his bond.


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