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Man Killed from Car

Herald of Dec. 30, 1948

George W. Garner, 73, of Fredericksburg, was killed when stuck by a car as he walked from his home toward Martinsburg. Former president and veteran director of the First National Bank, Martinsburg, started to walk to town for a bank directors’ meeting. He operated general stores at Aitch and Beavertown, purchasing the general store in Fredericksburg, which he operated for 44 years.

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