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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


GEORGE E. BAILEY, farmer and stock-grower, son of Ellis B. and Harriet (Gaddis) Bailey, was born in Cumberland Township, Greene County, Penn., December 8, 1860.  His father is a prominent farmer, and resides in this township.  George E. is the fifth in a family of eight children.  After attending the district school, he entered Greene Academy at Carmichaels, and subsequently attended Monongahela College at Jefferson, Pennsylvania.  He is an industrious, energetic young man, and has made farming and the raising of fine stock a decided success.  He spent the summer of 1883 in the South and West, as the general agent of a large book publishing establishment of Philadelphia.  In politics Mr. Bailey is a Republican; and he is a zealous, active member of the Presbyterian Church.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project

Date of Transcription: 18 June 2007

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