Clipped From Lebanon Daily News
GEORGE Wa« n Contractor and .Mnrk'8 Reformed Chttt|tt. , George W. Beard, formerly of ihe w.ell known contracting ttrtn ot George W. Beard & Company,, Reading, died of general debility, aged p years, at his residence there^ I M r. Beard was a carfleVtfef "^ by trade and had charge of some very extensive building operations nnd showed himself a thorough master of every detail in connection the business. He became known as a man ot superior j. at,'- tulnments in his ,llne, and \ eqwik (c every emergency In the 'erectioA of some of the largest structures iti Eastern Pennsylvania, including the St. Mark's Reformed church, ' this city. ' ',.''-. • -:•' • About twelve years 'ngb he 'enf gaged in business for himself, fte was very successful. He then fis* Sedated with him A. .7. Fink,. .Jr., and Thomas C. Seldle, who have eon* United the business of G. W. Beard & Co., since his retirement about three years ago. ..... ... '