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George Lamb Abbott

George Lamb Abbott, business executive. Member Palmyra Board Education, 1925-1946, president, 1941-1946. President Newark-Payne Community Hospital, Inc., from 1959. Trustee Hamilton College; Member Mechanical Packing Association, Inc. (honorary president), The Newcomen Society of England (American Branch), Hamilton College Alumni Association (past president), S.A.R., Delta Upsilon.; Mason.

Background

  • Abbott, George Lamb was born on October 31, 1887 in Camden, New York, United States. Son of Anthony Wayne and Irene Bertha (Lamb) Abbott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Hamilton College, 1910.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Irene Peirson (Mistress Kenneth Paul MacPherson). With Garlock Inc., Palmyra, New York, from 1911. As general manager, 1927-1955, vice president, 1924-1928, president 1928-1955, treasurer, 1929-1957, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1955-1959, director, chairman of the executive committee, from 1958.

      President Garlock Packing Company of Canada, Ltd., 1931-1958, Mechanical Leathers, Inc., 1936-1958. Chairman of board and director 1st National Bank of Palmyra, 1929-1936.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Palmyra Board Education, 1925-1946, president, 1941-1946. President Newark-Payne Community Hospital, Inc., from 1959. Trustee Hamilton College.

    Member Mechanical Packing Association, Inc. (honorary president), The Newcomen Society of England (American Branch), Hamilton College Alumni Association (past president), S.A.R., Delta Upsilon. Mason.; Clubs: Genesee Valley (Rochester).

    Connections

    • Married Nina Peirson Ostrander, June 12, 1923.
    • father: Anthony Wayne Abbott
    • mother: Irene Bertha (Lamb) Abbott
    • spouse: Nina Peirson Ostrander
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    Born October 31, 1887
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