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Biographical Sketch of George Bridson Christian

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Christian, George Bridson; retired; born, Douglas, Isle of Man, June 23, 1846; son of Robert and Elizabeth Bridson Christian; educated, Cleveland public schools and B. & S. Commercial College; married, Cleveland, Oct. 9, 1890, Eliza J. Worswick; one daughter, Elizabeth B. Christian; always voted with the Republican party; never had public office; in the fall of 1863, became a member of the 23rd Ohio Militia, which, in April, 1864, was merged into the 150th Regiment, and in Co. F served 100 days, mostly in the forts about Washington, being at Fort Totten at the time of the early raid, July 12, 1864; Jan. 6, 1864, started as cashier and bookkeeper with Rose & Prentis, pork packers; in February, 1876, at the organization of the Cleveland Provision Co., became treas. and acted in that capacity for about 30 years; was also a director of the company; member Grand Army of the Republic, Army and Navy Post, No. 187; trustee, clerk and deacon in the First Baptist Church; member Chamber of Commerce. Recreations: Farming and Kodaking.


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