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William Mcgeorge, British lawyer. member of the General Council of the General Convention of the New Jerusalem, etc. Ex-president Hahnemann College and Hospital, Philadelphia.

Background

Mcgeorge, William was born on October 18, 1841 in Bath, England. Son of William and Mary Ann (Haddock) M.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1850. Bachelor of Arts, Free Academy (now College City of New York), 1861, Master of Arts, 1864.

Career

Devoted attention for many years to examination of disputed land titles, and especially to the occult meaning of writings, records and contracts, for the purpose of ascertaining the peculiar and distinctive meaning attached by the writers not only to technical words, but to ordinary words and with other and latent meanings. Later in western farm mortgage business. Engaged in handling mortgages on own account since 1902.

Now head of firm William McGeorge, Junior, & Sons, Philadelphia and Dallas, Texas, operating in Black Waxy Belt of Texas. President Western North Carolina Land Company, Glen Echo Land Association, and Bannockburn Heights Improvement Сompany. Vice president Pratt Food Company, Pratt Food Company of Canada, Main Belting Company of Canada President nat. board of trustees Church of New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian), Washington.

Also president of the board of trustees of Pension Fund, Iungerich Publication Fund, and Building Fund. Member of the General Council of the General Convention of the New Jerusalem, etc. Ex-president Hahnemann College and Hospital, Philadelphia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Message of the New Church to the World, 1908. To the Law and To the Testimony, 1912, new and enlarged edit., 1917.

Membership

Member of the General Council of the General Convention of the New Jerusalem, etc. Ex-president Hahnemann College and Hospital, Philadelphia.

Connections

Married Mary Armadelle Clark, of New York City, August 9, 1864 (died January 18, 1917).

father:
William M.

mother:
Mary Ann (Haddock) M.

spouse:
Mary Armadelle Clark