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'Squire George has always been a strong democrat, and early in life took quite an active interest in local politics. He is a worthy and useful member of the Catholic church. He is a prominent as well as one of the oldest citizens of Lilly, where he has resided all his lifetime. 'Squire George is an example of success, which is the result not so much of early or fortunate surroundings as of self-reliance, energy and a steadfast devotion to the principles he espoused at the commencement of his career. His record is one of industry, activity and honor.


ROBERT L. GEORGE, a member of the Cambria county bar, and who has been in active practice at Gallitzin since 1887, is a son of 'Squire Frederick M. and Mary J. (Curran) George, and was born at Lilly, Cambria county, November 15, 1848. (For ancestral history see sketch above.)
    Robert L. George was reared at his native place and received a collegiate education, attending, first, St. Francis college, at Loretto, and then entering St. Vincent College, at Latrobe, Westmoreland county, from which noted institution he was graduated in 1867. Leaving college, he read law with judge Robert L. Johnson, of this county, was admitted to the bar in November, 1870, and practiced for two years at Gallitzin, which he then left to locate at North Platte, in the State of Nebraska. After two years spent in the West, Mr. George returned to Cambria county, and was engaged in the general mercantile business at Lilly up to 1887. In that year he retired from the mercantile business and came back to Gallitzin, where he resumed the active practice of his profession, which has engaged nearly all of his time since.
    In June, 1880, Mr. George was united in

marriage with Rose Storm, a daughter of Elias Storm, of Summit, this county. Mr. and Mrs. George have an adopted daughter named Winifred.
    Mr. George is a member of the Catholic church. He was unfortunate in losing his left arm in a saw-mill, June 14, 1864, when only sixteen years of age. Mr. George is neat and tasteful, has a pleasant home, and possesses many friends. He practices in the courts of Cambria and adjoining counties, is a careful, experienced, and successful lawyer, and has a good practice.


JOHN I. CAMPBELL, of Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, is the son of Robert and Mary (Kunz) Campbell, and was born in Carrolltown, this county, October 8, 1866. His father was also born in Carrolltown, and moved to Gallitzin in 1878, where he made his home up to the time of his death in 1893, at the age of 52 years. He was a member of the Catholic church. In 1864 the elder Campbell enlisted as a private in Company F, Seventy-Fifth regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, and served until the close of the war. A saddler by trade, he carried on that business for several years. He at one time served as burgess of Carrolltown.
    John Campbell, the grandfather of our subject, was of Scotch descent. He died at Carrolltown, Pennsylvania. Mr. Campbell's mother was a native of Baden-Baden, Germany. She came to the United States when twelve years of age, with her parents, who located in Carrolltown, Pennsylvania. She died in 1883 at the age of forty-two years. She also was a member of the Catholic church. His maternal grandfather, Ignatius Kunz, was a native of Germany. He died in Carrolltown. Soon after his death his


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