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BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE T. HALLDEN

This biography was possible through the generous consideration of Mrs. Gina M. Reasoner.  

Email:  greasoner@prodigy.net

Source:  History of Ohio, The American Historical Society Inc., 195 Volume IV, page 157:

GEORGE T. HALLDEN is proprietor of a general transfer and trucking business at Youngstown, his business headquarters and offices being at 334 East Wood Street. He was born in Staffordshire, England, December 7, 1872. Six years later, in 1878, his parents, Uriah and Lucella (Foster) Hallden, came to America and settled at Youngstown, where his father followed the trade of shoemaker. His parents are now deceased. George T. Hallden was educated in the public schools of Front Street, and when thirteen years of age, with a single horse, began hauling goods through the streets of Youngstown, and from that modest beginning has made a prosperous transfer business and general cartage. His equipment now consists of two large and two small automobile trucks. He also conducts a garage for trucks, and has a modern home. Mr. Hallden married, December 26, 1888, Miss Mary Crawford, who was born at Youngstown, September 24, 1872, daughter of Isaac and Sarah Jane (Arkwright) Crawford. Mr. and Mrs. Hallden have five children: John, associated with his father in business; Lucilla, wife of Anthony Ferreri, of Youngstown; Gertrude, wife of Edward McElroy, of Youngstown; George William and Harry, both in business with their father. The family are members of St. John's Parish. Mrs. Hallden is a member of the Woman's Benefit Association, and in politics they are republicans.