Biography of George S. Morron
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GEORGE S. MORRON, who is engaged in the drug business at Canonsburg, of which city he has been a resident for 15 years, was born at Lisbon, Ohio, and is a son of John A. and Amanda (Bon Bright) Morron.

The Morron family is of Scotch Irish extraction and the paternal grandfather, John Morron, established the Morrons in Columbiana County, Ohio, and there many of his descendants reside. The father of Dr. Morron was born in Coluinbiana County and died there in 1902, at the age of 80 years, his wife having passed away many years previously. They were the parents of six sons and two daughters: Alice, Frank and Charles, all of whom are deceased, and George S., William, Roy, Edgar and Addie, all surviving.

George S. Morron is the only member of his family residing in Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools of Lisbon, Ohio, and later the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, and was graduated from that institution in 1892. Prior to coming to Canonsburg, in 1898, he was in the drug business at Salem, Ohio; Dayton, Ohio, and Meadville and Derry, Pa. Dr. Morron conducts a large and modern drug store and enjoys the confidence of the medical profession and the people of his city, having kept to high standards and handling only pure drugs.

In 1896, Dr. Morron was married to Miss Margaret Griffith, a daughter of A. A. Griffith, of Canonsburg, and they have two children: Thelma and John. Dr. and Mrs. Morron are members of the United Presbyterinn Church. He is a Republican in politics and fraternally is identified with the Odd Fellows, the Eagles, the order of the Moose and the Elks, all at Canonsburg.


From:
20th Century History Of The City of
Washington and Washington County Pennsylvania
and Representative Citizens
By: Joseph F. McFarland
Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co.
Chicago, Illinois, 1910

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