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 Thomas Albert “Tom” George

Thomas Albert “Tom” George

Birth
Saint Paul, Neosho County, Kansas, USA
Death 13 Jun 1980 (aged 87)
Girard, Crawford County, Kansas, USA
Burial Saint Paul, Neosho County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 39596724 · View Source
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M.12 Feb 1918 St. Francis Church, St. Paul, Ks Mary Margaret VanLeeuwen.

Shortly after their marriage, Tom lost an arm due to an infection from an accident with a mule. Story was he was working with a team of mules, and one mule was stubborn so Tom got mad at him and hit him on the forehead with his fist. He continued to farm raising hogs and trading livestock.

Thomas A. George, age 87, of St. Paul died Friday in a hospital in Girard. He had been in his usual health until Tuesday, when he entered the hospital.
Mr. George farmed east of St. Paul until 1966 when he moved into town. Since retiring, he gave his time to doing errands and helping relatives and friends, such as getting mail and groceries for those who couldn't get out.
He attended the Germany Country School in Crawford County.
George was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 760 in St. Paul.
A concelebrated requiem mass for George will be offered at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Francis Church here in St. Paul. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery.

Bio: Merleen Westhoff Ellis



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  • Maintained by: Gary & Merleen Ellis
  • Originally Created by: Alice Marie Schettler
  • Added: 18 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39596724
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Albert “Tom” George (7 Apr 1893–13 Jun 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39596724, citing Saint Francis Cemetery, Saint Paul, Neosho County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Gary & Merleen Ellis (contributor 47871757) .