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George Hathaway



George Albert Hathaway Sr. 87 passed away at his home surrounded by his children on August 1, 2012.

Born on May 25, 1925 in Wilder, ID to Maurice K Hathaway and Piccola Castle Hathaway.

While George’s father worked away from their homestead George and his brothers took care of the farm. George also worked for other farmers in Glenwood for $1 a day.

In 1944 George was drafted into the United States Army, serving in the 739th Military Police Battalion. While stationed in the Philippines for two years, he served as part of General MacArthur’s Honor Guard.

In 1947 George started farming with his dad. George’s dad gave him 40 head of cattle to start his farming production. Over the y...

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