George Deardorff Mccreary Edit Profile
Educated University of Pennsylvania to junior year.
Held position in Honey Brook Coal Company, Philadelphia, of which his father was president, 1867-1870. Member firm of Whitney, McCreary & Kemmer, 1870-1879, retiring, 1879, to take charge of his father’s estate. Became interested in municipal affairs in Philadelphia, 1882.
An original member Committee of 100. Treasurer city and company of Philadelphia, 1892-1895. Inaugurated the present financial system of the city.
Member 58th to 62d Congresses (1903-1913), 6th Pennsylvania District.
Member firm of Whitney, McCreary & Kemmer, 1870-1879, retiring, 1879, to take charge of his father’s estate. Republican. Officer in and director of several financial, mining and business companies.
Married Kate R. Howell, June 18, 1878.