Obituary: George Andrew Harper
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1939, p. 47

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George Andrew Harper, age 60, a former resident of Wilmette, and dean of boys at New Trier High School from 1913 to 1927, died last Friday [7 Jul 1939] in Honolulu following an emergency operation. Mr. Harper, lived in Tucson, Ariz. He is the brother of J. R. Harper, superintendent of the Wilmette public schools. Besides his brother and a sister, Mrs. Albert Bickett, of Xenia, Ohio, he is survived by his widow, the former Mary Ellen Syder, and two daughters, Helen and Mary, all of Tucson.

His nephew, Robert Harper, is a teacher of mathematics at New Trier at the present time, and his brother-in-law, William A. Snyder, is now the head of the mathematics department at the high School.

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13 Jul 1939
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Harper, George ; Harper, Mary
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Obituary: George Andrew Harper