1925 Biography - W Galeener

W. E. Galeener came to this county from Union in 1869, but was a native of Ohio. He served in the Civil War, though not from this county. He lived for several years at Tunnel Hill and was the pioneer nurseryman of this county. Mr. Galeener was a man of influence in his community and was always found on the right side of all moral questions. He was a republican, mason and Odd Fellow, belonged to the G. A. R. and took a great interest in the general welfare of the community and in the Methodist church of which he was a member. For his family (see Simpson). He married second widow of J. B. Chapman, with whom he lived for twenty-five years. Mr. Galeener died in 1921.
George E. Galeener is a native of this county and a son of W. E. and India (Perkins) Galeener. He was educated in our public schools and the University of Illinois. He is one of our young, energetic men who adds knowledge to his experience as a nurseryman. He is a member of' the M. E. Church, a Republican and one of our dependable citizens. For family (see Chapman).

Extracted 06 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page 378.

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