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George A. Billingsley, 1950-1965

Accession: 1359-IIIdentifier: 1359-II-IX.


  • Creation: 1950-1965


Biographical Note

George Allen Billingsley Jr. (1908-2002) was a textile chemist for the Joseph Bancroft & Sons Bancroft Mills for thirty-five years before retiring in 1975.

Billingsley was born January 21, 1908, in Wilmington, Delaware, to Mary Dougherty Billingsley (1878-1953) and George A. Billingsley (1871-1942). He graduated from St. Anselm College in New Hampshire. For thirty-five years, he worked for the Joseph Bancroft & Sons Bancroft Mills in Wilmington. Additionally, he was a longtime member and trustee of St. Helena’s Roman Catholic Church in Bellefonte and served as a captain in the Delaware National Guard.

He died on September 26, 2002.


From the Collection: 47 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

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This collection is open for research.

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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA