History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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GEORGE MELVIN GRIM, M.D., of Ottsville, Bucks county, Pennsylvania, is a son of Dr. George W. and Elizabeth P. (Koons) Grim, an account of whom is given in the sketch of his brother Hon. Webster Grim, and was born in Nockamixon township, Bucks county, Pennsylvania, March 8, 1863.

After attending the public schools of his native township, he attended the high school at Spring City, Chester county, and then entered the academic department of Muhlenburg College, Allentown, and graduated in 1880. He also took a course in the Keystone Normal school at Kutztown, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1884. After teaching three terms in Nockamixon township he entered Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, and graduated in the class of 1887, having previously read medicine with his father at Revere. He began the practice of his profession at Revere in 1887, and a year later located at Ottsville, where he has since practiced his chosen profession with success. He is a member of the American Medical, Lehigh Valley and the Bucks County Medical Associations, and stands high in his profession. He has always been deeply interested in the cause of education, has served for the past twelve years as a member of the local school board, and is one of the active and prominent members of the School Directors Association of Bucks County, before which he has delivered a number of addresses on school management, hygiene and kindred subjects. He is a member of the Knights of the Golden Eagle and the Shield of Honor Lodges. Religiously he is a member of the Reformed church, and politically a Democrat. He married, October 18, 1888, Sarah E. Fetter, daughter of B. Frank and Mary Jane Fetter, of Southampton, Bucks county, and they are the parents of four children, Harold F., Helen K., Alma, and Sara Margaret.

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Davis, William W. H., A. M. History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

Transcribed January 2002 as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project,

Published January 2002 on the Bucks County, Pa., USGenWeb

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