10/28/1809 - 12/08/1903

KING, George Shryock, a Representative from Bedford, Cambria, and Fulton Counties; born, October 28, 1809 in Hagerstown, Washington County, Md.; clerk, general store (1821-1832); proprietor, mercantile store (1833-1850); elected, burgess, Johnstown (1838, 1863, 1864); owner, Cambria Furnace, Mill Creek Furnace, Benscreek Furnace and Black Creek Furnace (1841-1852); owner, Cambria Iron Co., rolling mill (1853-1867); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1855 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1856 term; founder, First National Bank of Johnstown (1864); founder, Lewistown National Bank, Lewistown, Il. (1867-1871); engaged, real estate, insurance and loans, Chicago, Il. (1867-1871); founder, Mason City Bank (1872); founder, Havana Bank (1874); owner, woolen mill, Lewistown; died, December 8, 1903 in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; interred, Grand View Cemetery, Southmont, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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