|Birth: ||Sep. 8, 1880|
|Death: ||Jun. 12, 1973|
Jesse E. George, 92, of Seattle, Washington died June 12th, 1973
Jesse Enos George was born September 8th, 1880 at valley Mills, Indiana, son of William L. and Lucinda (Scott) George. At the age of 10 his family moved to Southeastern Kansas. His father was a Friends Missionary to the Indians, and served as pastor for a number of churches in Kansas and Oklahoma. He was trained in Mechanical Engineering at Kansas State University in the class of 1907.
On July 30th, 1908 he was married to Catharine N. Ward at Minneapolis, Kansas, and they established their home on a farm near Capron, Oklahoma. In 1913 they moved to Minneapolis, Kansas, where they lived for 22 years and raised their family. He was a mechanic in the Cleveland and George Garage. Mr. George was active in civic and community affairs, serving for many years as a Volunteer Fireman, and also on the board of Education.
He was an officer in the Kansas National Guard, and served on the Mexican Border in 1916. He was an Army Captain in World War I, and served in France as supply officer for the 110th Ammunition Train, 35th Division. Discharged from the Army in 1919, he was active in forming American Legion Post #100, Department of Kansas, and was it's first commander for two years. He has been a member of the Masonic Order since 1917, and is a past patron of OES.
In the fall of 1935 he went to Oberlin, Kansas as Superintendent of Municipal Utilities, and served in that capacity successively in Odessa, Missouri, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, and Palmyra, Missouri. In 1954 he retired and moved to Seattle, Washington.
Mr. George had always been active in the work of the Church, having been a birthright member of the Friends Church. He became a member of the Presbyterian Church in 1935, and was ordained an Elder in 1940.
Mr. and Mrs. George were privileged to enjoy almost 65 years of marriage. His wife, Catharine survives along with one son, Earl W. George of Kenmore, Wash.; four daughters, Mrs. James A. (Lois) Hull of Odessa, Mo.; Mrs. Thomas H. (Mildred) Smith of Moses Lake, Wash.; Mrs. Lloyd G. (Wilma Lou) Bloom of Kirkland, Wash.; and Mrs. Daniel E. (Edith) Forey of Seattle, Wash.; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. One brother, Thurlow W. George of Modesto, Calif., also survives, as do many niece and nephews, and many friends.
Funeral Services June 18th at Northminster Presbyterian Church, Seattle, Wash. Burial at Floral Hills Cemetery, Alderwood Manor, Wash.
William Lupton George (1841 - 1917)
Lucinda S. Scott George (1847 - 1934)
Catharine Niesz Ward George (1884 - 1977)
Lois George Hull (1909 - 1988)*
Dayton Hodson George (1878 - 1879)*
Jesse Enos George (1880 - 1973)
Thurlow Weed George (1885 - 1973)*
Floral Hills Cemetery and Funeral Home
Plot: Rose Garden Lot 12B 15
Created by: Summer Owens
Record added: Dec 07, 2012
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This Brother has been called to the Great Celestial Lodge by the Supreme Architect of the Universe. He lived respected and died regretted.|
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Thank you for your service to our country, Cousin. Rest in Peace.|
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