Biography of A. W. George
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





George, A. W., was born in the old homestead, August 4, 1834. His father, John George, with two brothers, were among the original settlers in the town, and the residence and farm of ninety acres has been in the family for the past eighty years. A. W. George was educated in the common schools, to which he has added through life by reading and close observation. He takes the Republican side in politics and has been prominently identified in advancing the best interests of his town, having been assessor for six years, postmaster for three years, and justice of the peace for four years, receiving the nomination for the second time from the three parties, and of seven hundred votes received all but three. He was also census enumerator in 1875. At the age of twenty-three he married Ellen Primrose, and they are the parents of two children. Mrs. Edith M. Wright and Elizabeth George. Our subject is recognized throughout his town as a man of sterling worth and integrity and a practical and successful farmer.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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