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ELDRIDGE: George Wallace Jr. continues his father's legacy in Wynne, Arkansas

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George Jr. was born 14 Oct 1899 in Wynne, Wynne, Arkansas, son of George Wallace and Sue KELLY ELDRIDGE. He graduated from Wynne schools and attended the University of Arkansas and School of Banking at Poughkeepsie, New York.

He married Dorothy EDWINGTON BLOCK on 23 Nov 1923 in Wynne, dtr of Felix and Eva MURPHY BLOCK. She was born 31 May 1901 in Vanndale, Cross, Arkansas. George was employed by the Cross County Bank in Wynne for 26 years and retired 1 Jan 1965 as vice president and cashier. He was also a general agent for the New York Life Insurance Co. for 47 years.

He died 11 Apr 1966 in Wynne, Dorothy died 30 ay 1985 in Wynne. They are buried in the Cogbill Cemetery. The Eldridges were members of First Methodist Church. They had 1 child;

George Wallace III born 20 May 1925 in Wynne, Arkansas

Surnames: BLOCK EDWINGTON ELDRIDGE KELLY MURPHY
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by Bawden4 on 2011-12-20 18:23:09

The Eldridge-Bawden Families: The Ancestry and Descendants of Duncan Campbell Eldridge and Stephen Bawden, Scott County, Iowa; author-compiler Alice Richardson Sloan, C.G. (dec 2011), commissioned by John Duvall Bawden (dec 1992), Bettendorf, Iowa; Anundsen Pub Co., Decorah, Iowa , 1986,p. 79, 290 pps, no copyright, no ISBN, in the personal library of this writer.

References on p. 79 of this vinyl-bound family study
Cross County Arkansas vital records; marriage
Wynne Progress newspaper 12 Apr 1966
Information given by George Wallace Eldridge III of Wynne, Arkansas Dec 1985

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