Clipped From The Washington Times
OLDEST EMPLOYE OF DISTRICT DEAD N, I , George H. Bailey Had Served in Engineer Department Since 1878. Georgo II. Ilallcy, tho oldest emptoyo In tho service of tho District government, died last night at his home In tho Aldon apartment, 2618 Thirteenth street northwest, In his clehty-nlntli year. Until two weks ago Mr. Bailey was a regular attendant at hi office In tho engineer department. Mr. Salley came to Washington in 1878 as computing engineer of tho water department. In 1837 ho was appointed engineer of bridges, which position he held until May 11, 1897, when ho was appointed assistant engineer of the highway department Built Doston Water Works. He was In charge of the Doston water works from 1M7 to 18J2 and ifipervlsed tho construction of tho first water works In that city. In 1862 ho went to Jersey City and supervised there the construction of tbo water works, re-malnlng In Jersey City In chargo of tho works until 1SC0. I-ntor he was employed as consult Ing hydraulic engineer by a number of municipalities. ... .. Mr. Dalley was married to Hannah M. Itydar, March 2, 18SR. and In 190S they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary In this city. Mrs. Bailey died Nnvembor 19, 1016. Mr. Italley leaves seven children: Miss Allco C. Halloy and Mrss Mabel I', lifillnv. nf Wnnhlinrton: Mrs. Georae McManus, of Htoughton, Wls. George. Howard Halloy and C. W. nailey. or Olenrldge, N. J.i Theodore F. Dalley, of Orange. N. J.; and W. N. Dalley, of Newark, N. J. Tributes From Asocial, News of Mr. Ualley's drath'was -received with many expressions of regret at tho District llulldlng. "Mr. Dalley was beloved by us all." said C. It Hunt, Knglneer of Highways. "Ho was nf tho finest typo of character, a good engineer, and a truo friend to each of his associates. After nearly forty years of service with the District he numbered many warm friends among those who worked with him. His iloss wilt be keenly felt." Funeral services will bo held Monday at 11 o'clock at the Mt. Pleasant Congregational Church.