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Dr George Andrew Gilger, Jr
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Birth: 1893
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1967
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA


Dr. G.A. Gilger Jr.
Succumbs in Albany

Dr. George A Gilger Jr., 74, of 45 Cambridge Road, Albany, died Sunday in Albany after a short illness.

A native of Syracuse, he was a graduate of North High School and Colgate University. He received his master's and doctor's degrees from Syracuse University.

He formerly was a chemist and metallurgist for the New Process Gear Co.

He became a professor at the State College of Forestry and then moved to Canton as chemistry professor at the State Technical Institute. In 1943 he moved to Albany, serving with the Division of Professional Education in the State Department of Education.

Dr. Gilger was a member of the Board of Examiners in five professions: Optometry, ophthalmic dispensing, podiatry, veterinary medicine and certified shorthand reporting. He retired in 1946.

Dr. Gilger was a member the First Reformed Church, Syracuse; the First Church, Albany; Central City Bodies 305, F&AM, Syracuse; Syracuse Bodies of Scottish Rites; Theta Chi Fraternity of Syracuse University; Torch Club of Albany; Aurania Club of Albany; and several other professional organizations.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ona May Gilger; a sister, Mrs. T. E. O'Leary; and a niece, Miss Harriet O'Leary, of Gettysburg, Pa.

Burial will be Friday in Oakwood Cemetery. A memorial service will be Nov. 24 at a time to be announced in Oakwood Chapel.

There will be no calling hours. Van Dusen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

[The Syracuse Post-Standard, Wednesday, November 15, 1967, page 15]



GILGER
Dr. George A. Gllger Jr., Nov. 12, 1967. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Ona May Gilger; sister, Mrs. T. E. O'Leary; niece, Miss Harriet O'Leary. Memorial service Friday 1 P.M. Oakwood Chapel, The Rev. Ernest Crouse officiating. L. VAN DUSEN


Service Slated
For Dr. Gilger

A memorial service for Dr. George A. Gilger of Albany who died Nov. 12 in Albany will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Oakwood Cemetery Chapel, The Rev. Ernest Crounse [sic; Crouse], pastor of the Reformed Church of Syracuse, officiating. The Van Dusen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

A native of Syracuse, Dr. Gilger was a graduate of North High School and Colgate University. He received his masters and doctor's degrees from Syracuse University . He formerly was a chemist and metallurgist for New Process Gear Co. and served as a professor at the New York State College of Forestry.

[The Syracuse Post-Standard, Wednesday, November 22, 1967, page 7]

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Andrew Gilger (1859 - 1942)
  Hattie Louise Noxon Gilger (1861 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Ona May Warner Gilger (1897 - 1967)
 
 Sibling:
  George Andrew Gilger (1893 - 1967)
  Florence W. Gilger O'Leary (1894 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
GEORGE A.
GILGER, JR.
1893-1967

 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Probably Section 39, Lot 63, with the rest of the Gilgers, including his wife
 
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Record added: Jun 18, 2011
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Dr George Andrew Gilger, Jr
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