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HUTTON, GEORGE J., grocer, was born in Harrisburg, Pa., June 17, 1858. He is a son of Franklin A. and Mary E. (Utz) Hutton. His father was a regular graduated physician and practiced in Harrisburg. He went to Brazil in 1868, at the request of the Brazilian government, to treat yellow fever patients. He died in that country in 1872. George J. Hutton was educated in the public schools. He found employment in an iron mill. In 1878 he enlisted in the regular army of the United States and served for five years. He was stationed in Washington and Idaho Territories. He was discharged from the army with the rank of quartermaster sergeant. During his term he served four years and five months as a non-commissioned officer. In 1883 he returned to Harrisburg and engaged in the grocery business, in which he has since continued. He is Republican in politics. In 1892 he was elected to the board of water commissioners and was re-elected in 1895. He is a member of the Knights of Malta and of the Royal Arcanum. He was married, in Middletown, December 9, 1883, to Miss Ella S. Nagle, daughter of Emanuel Nagle, of Middletown, Pa. He has two children, George W. and James Nagle. His wife is a member of the Lutheran church.

Historical Review of Dauphin County

Transcribed by Robert Demy for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project

Date of Transcription: 12 Feb 2001

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