Biography of George B. Garrison
North Central Ohio Biographies

George B. Garrison is widely and favorably known in Mansfield, where he is connected with the Mansfield Savings Bank & Trust Company as chief teller. He was born in Madison Township, Richland County, Aug. 20, 1889, the son of J. T. and Hannah (Smith) Garrison.

J. T. Garrison was born on a farm in Madison Township, Richland County. He was a farmer and died when a very young man, in 1893. His widow died in 1915. Both are buried in Windsor Cemetery, Richland County. Mr. Garrison was a Republican and held membership in the Oakland Lutheran Church. There were six children born to Mr. and Mrs. Garrison: Florence, married A. H. Danback, lives at Mansfield; F. W., a farmer, lives in Madison Township; Eva, the widow of Addison Hagerman, lives in Madison Township; Charles, deceased; Anna, married F. C. Wilson, lives on the old Garrison homestead in Madison Township; and George B., the subject of this sketch.

George B. Garrison was reared and educated in Mansfield and after his graduation from Mansfield High School he attended Ohio Business College in 1907. In that year he also entered the services of the Mansfield Savings Bank as a collector. He has continued in the bank's employ and since 1925 has been chief teller.

In 1913 Mr. Garrison was married to Miss Nellie Mace. They have a daughter, Dorothy, who attends Mansfield High School.

Mr. Garrison is a member of the First Lutheran Church, and belongs to Mansfield Lodge, F. & A. M., No. 35; Mansfield Chapter, R. A. M., No. 28; Mansfield Council, R. & S. M. M., No. 94; and Mansfield Commandery, K. T., No. 21. Politically, he is a Republican. Mr. Garrison is active in all civic affairs and is a member of the Sinking Fund Commission of the city of Mansfield.

History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931

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