Biographical Sketch of George Bridson Christian

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. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI...

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