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George Carleton Gill

George Carleton Gill, American paper manufacturer, banker.


  • Gill, George Carleton was born on February 10, 1858 in Hinsdale, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Bartholomew and Mary (Dwyer) Gill.

  • Education

    • Educated Carter’s Commercial College and Wilbraham Wesleyan Academy.


    • Began as office boy, Hinsdale Woolen Company, 1876. Learned paper business at Chester Paper Company mills, Huntington, Massachusetts. Secretary, 1882-1885, treasurer, 1886-1892, Chemical Paper Company, Holyoke.

      Became president Geo. C. Gill Paper Company, Holyoke, 1892, Vice-President American Writing Paper Company, 1899. President Holyoke National Bank 25 years.

      President Holyoke Foundry Company, Holyoke Heater Company Home: 1425 Northampton St., Holyoke, Massachusetts.


    • Married Jenta Johnson, of Holyoke, Massachusetts, June 21, 1893.
    • father: Bartholomew Gill
    • mother: Mary (Dwyer) Gill
    • spouse: Jenta Johnson
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