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ROBERTS, GEORGE, was born in Harrisburg, Pa., August 13, 1862. He is a son of Alexander and Charlotte (Geiger) Roberts. He received his primary education in the schoolsw taught by S.B. Ingram and Miss Luckenbaugh and completed his education in Harrisburg Academy. He then studied civil engineering, and spent several years in surveying and civil engineering on the New River railroad in the western part of Virginia. Feeling the need of a more thorough scientific and technical knowledge of his business, he entered the Van Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, of Troy, N.Y., and was graduated from that institution June 13, 1888. He returned to Harrisburg qualified and equipped for the most efficient work of his interesting profession. He has entered business for himself and is successfully conducting it. Mr.Roberts is a member of Robert Burns Lodge, No. 464, F. and A.M., Pilgrim Commandery, No. 11, K.T., Perseverence Chapter, No. 21, R.A.M., Harrisburg Council, No. 7, Harrisburg Consistory, 32 degree; Mystic Shrine, Lulu Temple, Philadelphia; Harrisburg Lodge, No. 241, B.P.O.E. In politics he is a Democrat.


Dorothy Bumbaugh

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