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Below is a family biography included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.   These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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GEORGE Z. HOSACK, superintendent of store and coalworks, Putnam, is a native of Mercer county, Pa., born in 1858, and is a son of Dr. J. P. Hosack, who was for many years a practicing physician of Mercer county. George Z. was educated at Westminster College, in Lawrence county, Pa., which institution he left in 1880 to take the position he is so very ably filling. He was elected, in 1887, burgess of Chartiers, by the largest majority ever given in the borough. Mr. Hosack married, in 1883, Miss Sadie E., daughter of Joseph K. Cubbage, of an old and representative family in this section of Allegheny county, and two children, Joseph K. and Margaret F., have been born to them. Mr. Hosack is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and senior warden of his lodge. He and his wife are members of the Presbyterian Church; he is a republican.

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This family biography is one of 2,156 biographies included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.

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