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George Whitefield Stone

George Whitefield Stone, American Civil War Veteran, mayor. Mason.

Background

  • Stone, George Whitefield was born on February 29, 1840 in Moravia, New York, United States. Son of Jacob Thompson and Mary (Bennett) Stone.

  • Career

    • Enlisted in Union Army, April 1861. Commissioned captain 12th New York Vols., May 1, 1861. Appointed actg. assistant p.m., United States Navy, August 1861.

      Detailed as judge advocate during last 2 years of war. In merc. business till 1889. Nat. bank examiner, 1889-1895 (resigned).

      Appointed treasurer American Unitarian Association, 1895. Ordained Unitarian ministry, 1898. Field secretary Unitarian Church for Pacific Coast, 1898-1907 (resigned).

      Mayor of Santa Cruz, California, July 1911-July 7, 1913. Appointed by Governor Johnson member State Board of Education, August 29, 1913, reapptd. term 1917-1921. Contributing editor Santa Cruz Sentinel.

    Works

    • editor of Santa Cruz Sentinel. Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Catherine Cushing Graupner, February 28, 1865. Married second, Jane E. Stikeman, October 13, 1920.
    • father: Jacob Thompson Stone - United States
    • mother: Mary (Bennett) Stone - United States
    • 1st wife: Catherine Cushing Graupner - United States
    • 2-nd wife: Jane E. Stikeman - United States
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    Born February 29, 1840
    Died March 19, 1923
    (aged 83)
    Nationality
    • 1860
      Cortland Academy, Homer, New York
    • May 1, 1861
      commander and captain of 12th New York Vols.,
    • August, 1861
      asistantst. p.m., United States Navy,
    • 1889 - 1895
      national bank examiner
    • 1895
      treasurer of American Unitarian Association
    • 1898
      ordained Unitarian ministry
    • 1898 - 1907
      secretary at Unitarian Chancery for Pacific Coast
    • July, 1911 - July 7, 1913
      mayor of Santa Cruz, California
    • August 29, 1913
      member, State Board of Education,
    • 1917 - 1921
      member, State Board of Education,
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    • College/University
      • Cortland Academy, Homer, New York
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    • Career
      • commander and captain of 12th N.Y. Vols.,
      • asistantst. p.m., U.S.N.,
      • detailed as judge advocate during last 2 yrs. of war.
      • national bank examiner
      • treasurer of American Unitarian Association
      • ordained Unitarian ministry
      • secretary at Unitarian Chancery for Pacific Coast
      • mayor of Santa Cruz, California
      • State Bd. of Edn.,
      • State Bd. of Edn.,
    • Works
      • journal: editor of Santa Cruz Sentinel. Mason.
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    • College/University
      • Cortland Academy, Homer, New York
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    • Career
      • commander and captain of 12th New York Vols.,
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      • asistantst. p.m., United States Navy,
      • detailed as judge advocate during last 2 yrs. of war.
        • Address
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      • national bank examiner
        • Address
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      • treasurer of American Unitarian Association
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      • ordained Unitarian ministry
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      • secretary at Unitarian Chancery for Pacific Coast
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      • mayor of Santa Cruz, California
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      • State Board of Education,
      • State Board of Education,
      • State Board of Education,
      • State Board of Education,
      • asistantst. p.m., United States Navy,
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      • journal: editor of Santa Cruz Sentinel. Mason.
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      • Jacob Thompson Stone
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      • Mary (Bennett) Stone
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      • Catherine Cushing Graupner
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      • Jane E. Stikeman
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