GEORGE D. McMORRAN born January 9, 1854 son of ALEXANDER McMORRAN
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Biographical Review Volume XXIV
Containing Life Sketches of Leading Citizens of Pittsburgh and the Vicinity Pa
Boston: Biographical Review Publishing Company 1897
GEORGE D. McMORRAN, the cashier of the Mercantile Bank of Pittsburgh, was born in Allegheny County, January 9, 1854, son of ALEXANDER and CATHERINE (MOORE) McMORRAN.The father, who is a native of Ireland and a stone mason by trade, more than 50 years ago came to Allegheny County, where he at first worked at masonry and quarrying.Afterward he was engaged in farming in Allegheny County.He is now retired, and resides at Etna, Pa. (pg. 64)His wife, who is a member of the United Presbyterian Church, has had 11 children.
GEORGE D. McMORRAN was brought up on his father's farm.After receiving his education at the Sharpsburg Academy, he learned the carpenter's trade, and followed it for three years.An injury then received by a fall made him an invalid for a year.Upon his recovery he taught school for several years.In 1881 he entered the Merchants' and Manufactures' National Bank of Pittsburgh as a messenger.From this position in the course of time he rose to that of assistant teller.After ten years spent with this bank he was elected secretary and treasurer of the Mercantile Trust Company.Two years later he became the treasurer and assistant secretary and also the cashier of the Mercantile Bank, which position MR. McMORRAN now fills.On October 2, 1882, he married MISS SADIE M. BRICKELL, daughter of WILLIAM and LAVINA BRICKELL. Of their 5 children one died in infancy.CHARLES C. NORMAN is also deceased.The others are: EVA, MAY, and WILLIAM G.Mr. and Mrs. McMorran are members of the United Presbyterian Church.He is also a member of the Royal Arcanum.He is a Republican; and he has been Councilman of the borough, president of the Council, and he is a director of the School Board at Sharpsburg, where he resides.