|Birth: ||Nov. 8, 1860|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 1933|
George E Kemp ( d Oct 19, 1933 )
George E Kemp, 73, father of Charles W and Alex L Kemp of Port Angeles and formerly well known in shingle milling circles, passed away at 10pm Thursday after a lingering illness.
Mr. Kemp was born at Monroe, MI on Nov 8, 1860 and spent his early life in that vicinity. In 1900 he came Wet with his family, settling at Spirit Lake, ID. He next shifted to McMurray, Washington, where he managed the Atlas Lumber Company for a few years.
Coming to Port Angeles in 1913, Mr. Kemp continued his mill activities here and was superintendent of the P.S.M. & T. Co., shingle mill here for a year and an half. He and his son Charles, became associated in operation of a shingle mill at Eden Valley for 2 years.
Mr. Kemp had not been active in his work during the past 10 years preceding his passing. He made his home in Port Angeles practically all the time since 1913. Mr. Kemp was a member of the Odd Fellows and Macabees for many years.
In addition to the 2 sons living here, he leaves a son, Robert and 2 daughters, Mrs. Pearl Thompson and Mrs. Madge Brooks, living at Boyne City, MI.
The Charles and Alex Kemp families will leave for Everett Saturday morning to complete arrangements for the funeral, set for Sunday. The body will be cremated and the ashes laid to rest beside the remains of Mr. Kemp's deceased wife.
Charles Kemp (1836 - 1896)
Diantha Calking Kemp (1841 - 1914)
Sarah Margaret McCombs Kemp (1864 - 1902)
Charles William Kemp (1889 - 1963)*
Mark Kemp (1890 - 1907)*
Created by: MG
Record added: Apr 20, 2012
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