Fred W. George, 1949-2009

Fred W. George, a member of the WPGA Executive Committee, 2003-05, passed away on June 12 after battling ALS for five years. A member at Oakmont, George was a partner at the law firm of Eckert Seamans, Pittsburgh, until his retirement in 2006.

He was a 1972 graduate of Virginia Tech, and at Georgetown University law school, he received a JD in 1976 and a Master’s of Law in Taxation in 1978. Among his honors and achievements was being named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in 2007. As a member of the WPGA’s “official family,” he provided invaluable legal assistance to the WPGA Scholarship Fund on financial and tax matters.

He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.


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