George W. Greenwood Funeral Evening Standard Sept. 2, 1932

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George W. Greenwood Funeral Evening Standard Sept. 2, 1932 - /ell Known Accountant Is Found Dead Yesterday,...
/ell Known Accountant Is Found Dead Yesterday, A Heart Attack Victim Puneral services for George William Greenwood, one of Fayette. county's best known and most highly respected citizens, who died of a heart attack yesterday afternoon at his office in the Fayette Title and Trust Building, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Greenwood residence in Dunbar, Dunbar, with Rev. L. R. Wylie, pastor of the Dunbar Presbyterian church, officiating, officiating, assisted by Dr. C. C. Miller, of Butler. \V. H. Williams -will have charge of music for rhe service, inter- inent in ML Auburn cemetery, Dunbar. Active pallbearers will be George C. Mover, John S. Carroll, Charles Mover, John Dcwds, Upton D. Speer and Charles Charles Nemon. Honorary pallbearers \vill be members of the Uniontown Rotary Club of which Mr.'Greenwood was an .active member and a former president. Born In Pittsburgh G. W. Greenwood, son of George Greenwood and Lucy O'Donovan Greenwood was born in Pittsburgh, March 10, 1875. On his mother's side he is a descendant of Elizabeth Dunbar, Dunbar, sister to Colonel Alexander Dunbar Dunbar who came with Braddock against the French in 1754. He attended the Dunbar Borough High school, and after after graduation from that institution en- « tered Redstone Academy, Uniontown, ' from which he graduated in 1895. After teaching in the public schools of Fayette Fayette county for several years Mr. Greenwood entered Oxford university, England, where he took both his B. A. and M. A. degrees. In the class of 1900 at Oxford Mr. Greenwood was one of the four first class honor men to graduate in mathematics, as well as the first American to take honors in the university. ' He often mentioned with pride his Introduction to Cecil Rhodes, the great British empire builder, who later founded founded scholarships which made ifc possible possible for numbers of American students to attend English universities. Upon his return to the United Mr'. Greenwood .taught for about six years at McKendree college, Lebanon. 111. He then accepted the chair of mathematics and astronomy at Boan- oke college, Salem, Va'., where he remained remained for two years until called by the death of his father. He then became affiliated with the Dunbar Brick Company as accountant where remained until about ten years ago when he opened offices as an., auditor and public accountant in Uniontown. Textbook Author Actively associated with a number public enterprises, Mr. Greenwood was a past president of the Uniontown Rotary Club as well as a member of Uniontown Blue Lodge Masonic order. Mr. Greenwood, is the author of several recognized mathematical works well as books on accounting and office office management, his latest achievement achievement being the section on Mathematical Mathematical Methods and Tables included in Accountants' Handbook for 1932, standard national handbook of accounts, which he was asked to contribute because of a high reputation for intricate problems by simple methods and because he combined the practical experience of a public accountant the scholarly equipment of a college professor. Mr. Greenwood is also the associate editor of an internationally known Management Handbook, the one of its kind dealing with all sorts of business problems, used by executives executives and by students of business administration administration throughout America, Europe Europe and the Orient. Married In 1909 ·In 1909 Mr. Greenwood was married to Nellie Hayes, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Hayes, then living Flatwoods. Mr. Hayes' death occurred Thursday, August 25, 1932, exactly week before the death of his son-in- law. Mr. Greenwood is survived by widow, Mrs. Nellie Hayes Greenwood, and four children. James Hayes Greenwood, Geo. W. Greenwood, Jr., Elizabeth Elizabeth Jennett Greenwood, and Emily Louden. Greenwood. A sister, Mrs. Viola Victor Scott of Dunbar, and a half-brother, Frank Victor of Minam. Oregon. Chas. T. Cramer Moves * --*«» Bank Building Office C. T. Cramer, his offices and residence residence how combined in one suite, moved this week from 1018 to apartment 330 on the third floor of the Fayette Title and Trust building. Mr. Cramer conducts an insurance business.

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