Armstrong, George R.

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    (This George R. Armstrong may not be the same as the politician. The 1921 directory lists two George Armstrongs, one a council member and the other, a clerk for Reliable Hardware. The 1921 directory also said under the Chandler City Council listing that George Armstrong was the mayor.)


    Served as a Chandler, Arizona, City Councilmember from May 1920 - June 1922. Served as Mayor from June 1922 - May 1924. He served again on City Council from May 1924 - January 1927.

    George R. Armstrong is listed in the 1917 Chandler City Directory. In the 1918,  1919 and 1920 directories  he appears as a salesman for Reliable Hardware Co. The 1919 directory also adds a wife, Coralinn B

    In the 1921 directory he is listed as a clerk for Reliable Hardware. It said  he and Coraline B. lived on Dakota St.  

    George Armstrong was also the mayor of Chandler, according to the 1921 directory. The 1923 directory said the mayor was George R. Armstrong and that he worked as a plumber and that he and Coraline B. lived  at 202 Dakota. 

    The 1925 direcrtory said he was a plumber and that he and Coralinn lived at 217 N. Washington. The 1926 directory said he was a plumber for Reliable, and that he and his wife Carlan lived at 116 N. Dakota.

    The 1930 directory said he was a clerk and that he and Carolinn B. lived at 329 N. California.

    The 1940 Chandler Resident Directory said George Armstrong was a plumber and that he and Carolyn lived on the east side of north Washington, beyond east Cleveland. Their phone number was 185. Howard Armstrong, a student, and Raymond Armstrong, a salesman, also had the same address and phone number.




    -Mr. Armstrong has exchanged his contract with the Chandler Improvement Company for a deed to his land.  (Chandler Arizonan 6/27/1913)

    -Mr. Armstrong went on a hay ride with other young folks on the fourth of July.  (Chandler Arizonan 7/11/1913)

    -Mr. Armstrong attended a surprise party for Ora Rogers on Saturday night.  Then on Wednesday night went to one for John Hansen.  (Chandler Arizonan 7/18/1913)

    -Mr. Armstrong went on a hay ride and had a desert supper with a group of young people, last Wednesday evening.  They were chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Newman.  (Chandler Arizonan 8/1/1913)


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