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MCCREERY, George J., merchant tailor, was born in Harrisburg, December 20, 1834; son of William and Ann M. (Jones) McCreery. He removed with his parents to Westmoreland county when he was a child, and there was reared and received his education in the public schools of Ligonier Valley. He served part of his apprenticeship at the tailor trade in his native township, but completed it at Philadelphia, where he worked at his trade of tailoring and cutting until 1885. For the past ten years he has conducted a merchant tailoring business in Harrisburg. He was married, in Pottsville, Pa., October 3, 1867, to Catherine L. Kurtz, of Pottsville, to whom no children have been born. Mr. McCreery is a member of Williamsport Lodge, No. 106, F. & A. M. In political views he is a Republican. He and his wife attend the Pine Street Presbyterian church.

Historical Review of Dauphin County

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Date of Transcription:9 April 2001

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