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Biographical Sketch of George Adair

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(See Adair and Grant) George Adair, born at Braggs May 24, 1887, educated in the Cherokee Public Schools.

Married at Nowata in 1907 Edna F., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolphus McCoy.

He enlisted for the World War on September 19, 1917 and was assigned to the 36th Division, was taken from the firing line in France and placed with other full blood Cherokees in the telephone service, where they foiled the German “listeners in” by repeating, receiving, and transmitting the military orders in the Cherokee language Young Adair, who like all full blood Cherokees, is intensely patriotic and counts this service among the proudest days of his life, for was he not fighting shoulder to shoulder with his kilted kinsmen of Scotland.

Henry Ganoe, son of George M. and Catherine (Fields) Adair married Caroline Bunch and they were the parents of George Adair (See sketch of his brother, Levi Adair)


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