GEORGE WASHING, who is engaged in the grocery business at Piqua, was born in 1872, at Piqua, Ohio, and is a son of George Washing, a native of Germany, who died at Piqua in 1874.
George Washing, the younger, grew to manhood in his native city and was educated in her excellent schools. Early in life he began to take care of himself, and engaged in clerking in grocery stores, which naturally led him into embarking in the business for himself. In 1900 be opened his own store and now has an excellent line of trade, having won the confidence and esteem of the public through his honesty and courtesy while working for others. He also handles feed of all kinds and has an up-to-date meat market, carrying a full line of fresh and salt meats.
In 1898 Mr. Washing was married to Miss Margaret Weishardt, and they have four children, Frances, George, Margaret and Ray. Mr. Washing and wife are members of the German Methodist Episcopal Church at Piqua, he belonging to the official board. He is an active and useful member of the Retail Business Men's Association.
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