Mark J George (1927 - 2008)

A photo of Mark J George
Add photo
Mark J George
1927 - 2008
September 28, 1927
November 22, 2008
Last Known Residence
Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 17042
Mark J George was born on September 28, 1927. He died on November 22, 2008 at 81 years old. We know that Mark J George had been residing in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 17042.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Every life has a story to tell. This collaborative biography is dedicated to tell the story of Mark J George. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of Mark's life.
Show & Tell His Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Mark is always remembered.
Update biography

Mark's biography

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Mark's life so that he is always remembered. What's this?

Mark J George
Most commonly known as
Mark J George
Full name
Did Mark go by other names?
Other names or aliases
Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 17042
Last known residence
Mark George was born on
Mark George died on
There is no cause of death listed for Mark.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Mark J George?
Burial / Funeral

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Mark's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Mark born and where did he live?


Did Mark finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Mark attend?


Was Mark a religious man?


Was Mark baptized?


Share what Mark did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Mark's life. Experiences, organizations, & how he spent his time.

Military Service

Did Mark serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Mark George?
View other bios of people named Mark George

Family Tree

Mark's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the George family tree.

Mark's Family Tree

Mark J George Mark J George


Friends can be as close as family. Add Mark's family friends, and his friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio


Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Mark.



Share Mark's obituary or write your own to preserve his legacy.

Mark J George passed away on November 22, 2008 at 81 years of age. He was born on September 28, 1927. We have no information about Mark's surviving family. We know that Mark J George had been residing in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 17042.
Followers & Sources

1927 - 2008 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Mark's lifetime.

In 1927, in the year that Mark J George was born, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1935, at the age of only 8 years old, Mark was alive when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1952, when he was 25 years old, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1964, Mark was 37 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1978, by the time he was 51 years old, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

Other Biographies

Other Mark Georges

Other Georges

Other Biographies

Back to Top