Thursday, May 19, 1938, Page 7
George E. Hahn Stricken Fatally
Boilermaker Foreman and Inspector Many Years
George E. han, 73 years old, a well known resident of the
South Side for many years, died suddenly early last evening
at his home 802 Berwick street. He had been about the house
just a short time before he was fatally stricken with apoplexy.
Mr. Hahn was a native of this city and a son of William
and Sarah Wilhelm Hahn, deceased. For many years he was employed
and a boilermaker foreman and inspector for the Lehigh Vally
Railroad, working at Easton, Buffalo, Sayre and Schenectady.
He then entered the employ of the Philadelphia and Reading
Railroad and went to Reading and later Philadelphia. After
an absence of about 30 years from the city, he and his wife
returned to Easton t reside about 15 years ago and then for
a time he was proprietor of a gasoline filling station in
Berwick street. For the last several years he had lived retired.
He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Sallie Thomas, of this
city and two brothers; Harry Hahn, of Easton and Forrest
Hahn of Hellertown road, Williams township.
He was a member of St. Peter's Evangelical-Reformed Church,
and was a 32nd degree Mason, being affiliated with the various
Masonic lodges at Scranton and the Shriners at Reading