George Frederick Baer

George Frederick Baer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Frederick Baer was an American lawyer who was the President of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad and spokesman for the owners during the Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902. George Baer was born in Lavansville, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, and attended first Somerset Institute then Somerset Academy for a High School Education. At the age of thirteen, Baer dropped out of school and became a "printer's devil" at a local type shop. Baer attended Franklin and Marshall College for several years, beginning at age fifteen, before raising a company of volunteers for the Union Army during the American Civil War. In the 133rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, Baer served as a Captain at Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsvilleshow more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134969397
  • 9786134969390