Clipped From Hamilton Evening Journal

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and was the G.H.HELVEY, INVENTOR MANUFACTURER, DIES "When George H. Helvey fell asleep at his home, 306 South D street, there passed from life ona o? Hamilton's outstanding citizens-one who had lived his life in Hamilton and for Hamilton. ifr. Helvey had not been in robust health for several years, bnt he ac- ct-pted his condition philosophically and continued his interest in the affairs of life and*of the coniimc- ity. Early in November he was stricken with heart disease. His advanced age, 78 years, at once mada his condition apprehensive, but with that saone cheerful de-termination that had marked all the years of his life be accepted the new situation heroically and showed a spirit of determination that no doubt did much to prolong his days. However, those nearest to him realized that life's end was approaching. Everything that medical science could do was done; all that tender care could icspire was employed, but gradually his condition approached the final end which came at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning. In every sense of the word, George H. Helvey was a self-made man. Born in. Cincinnati, December 15, 1852, ho came to Hamilton with his parents at the ago of five years. He attended school until he was nine GEOEGE H. HELVEY years of age and then ventured to make his way in the world- At ibis unusual age, he found (Continued on Page 9.)

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  1. Hamilton Evening Journal,
  2. 17 Dec 1930, Wed,
  3. Page 16

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