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George Candee Gale

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George Candee Gale

Birth
Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Death
1 Sep 1927 (aged 54)
Burial
Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA Add to Map
Plot
Lot 301
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Boyhood was spent on the family farm; attended the Galesburg public schools including one year in the High School; two years in Knox Academy admitted him to Knox College 1887-93, graduating with the Class of 1893, with first honors, receiving a B.A.; M.A. from Knox 1895; honorary LL.D, 1923; on the Knox faculty 1900-01; received his LL.B, New York Law School 1896; admitted to the Bar of Wisconsin May 1895 and Illinois 1896; a lawyer and a tax expert and a member of the Illinois Constitutional Convention; practiced law and was associated with Mr. Wilfred Arnold. During WWI, George was County Chairman first YMCA Fund and United War Work campaigns; City Chairman second Red Cross Membership and second Red Cross War Fund campaigns; Vice-President War Service League; Four-Minute Man; member Executive committee second, third, and fourth Liberty Loans; and associate member Legal Advisory Fund.

One of the speakers at the Knox College 75th Anniversary celebration and during that time was President of the Knox Alumni Association.
Boyhood was spent on the family farm; attended the Galesburg public schools including one year in the High School; two years in Knox Academy admitted him to Knox College 1887-93, graduating with the Class of 1893, with first honors, receiving a B.A.; M.A. from Knox 1895; honorary LL.D, 1923; on the Knox faculty 1900-01; received his LL.B, New York Law School 1896; admitted to the Bar of Wisconsin May 1895 and Illinois 1896; a lawyer and a tax expert and a member of the Illinois Constitutional Convention; practiced law and was associated with Mr. Wilfred Arnold. During WWI, George was County Chairman first YMCA Fund and United War Work campaigns; City Chairman second Red Cross Membership and second Red Cross War Fund campaigns; Vice-President War Service League; Four-Minute Man; member Executive committee second, third, and fourth Liberty Loans; and associate member Legal Advisory Fund.

One of the speakers at the Knox College 75th Anniversary celebration and during that time was President of the Knox Alumni Association.


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