03/26/1878 - 05/28/1952

GILCHRIST, George Elery, a Representative from Wayne County; born in High Lake, Wayne County, Pa., March 26, 1878; graduated, Forest City High School; attended, Pennsylvania State (University) College; justice of the peace; auditor; farmer; proprietor, summer boarding house, Lake Como, Pa.; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1923 and 1925 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1927 term; appointed, trustee, Farview Hospital for the Criminal Insane (1931); appointed, commissioner, Pennsylvania State Board of Fish (1934-1935); died, May 28, 1952 in Preston Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Lake Como Cemetery, Lake Como, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

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