Biography of George A. Halloran
Erie County, PA Biographies





George A. Halloran, manager of the McQuitty Farm, North East, is a leading farmer of Erie County. He was born at Ripley, N. Y., July 27, 1886, and is a son of James and Eva (Webster) Halloran.

James Halloran, deceased, was a prosperous farmer of North East Township. He was born at Lock Haven, Pa., in 1851, and settled in Erie County in 1887. In early life he engaged in the lumber business and later operated a farm. He died in 1928 and is buried in North East. cemetery. His wife, a native of Illinois, now resides with her daughter, Sarah Halloran, in North East. There were six children in the Halioran family: Lee, lives at Moorheadville, Pa.; Sarah; G. A., the subject of this sketch; Frank; Roy; and Er, all of whom live in North East.

After completing his schooling in the public schools of North East, G. A. Halloran became interested in farming and since 1906 has been manager of the McQuitty farm, which is one of the largest and best improved farms in Erie County. It contains 162 acres.

On Feb. 25, 1922, Mr. Halloran was married to Miss Ruby Briggs, a native of Cambridge, England. They have two daughters: Beatrice, born in 1923; and Jean, born Sept. 29, 1924.

Politically, Mr. Halloran is a Republican and he is affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He is a substantial citizen and stands high in the community and county.

From:
History of Erie County, Pennsylvania
By: John Elmer Reed
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis
1925

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