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George Keller
George Keller
Irish American, 1842 - 1935
Biography: George Keller was born on 15 December 1842 in Cork, Ireland, the son of Thomas Keller (1804-1880) and Susan Pratt (1805-1888). He emigrated with his family to New York City when he was a child. He married Mary Montieth on 15 March 1887. They had three children: Hilda Monteith Keller. (1888-1978); George Montieth Keller, Sr. (1895-1986); and Walter Smith Keller, Sr. (1898-1981). He moved to Hartford, Connecticut and worked as an architect designing monuments and other buildings. He died on 7 July 1935, and his ashes are interned with his wife's in one of his most notable memorials, the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch in Hartford.