George Royal Bigelow

George Royal Bigelow 1881-1961

The youngest of the D. R. and Ann Elizabeth White Bigelow family attended Tacoma High School (with Margaret) and Ohio Wesleyan University before graduating from the University of Washington Law School.  He married Edith Sylvester (1881-1973) in 1910.  They had four children. He was a long- time attorney in Olympia, including serving as the city attorney for many years.  He was a partner in the firm of Bigelow and Manier for over 50 years.  George Bigelow was very active in the Methodist Church and YMCA, including working for the Y in France in 1918-1919.  Their home was just east of the Bigelow House on Glass Avenue.

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