George Crook's Jewelry Store


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Group of citizens gathered in front of George H. Crook's jewelry store in Prescott (?).

George H. Crook (b. 1857 - d. 1936) was born in Bellefont, Pennsylvania on January 11, 1857.  He had jewelry businesses beginning in 1887 in Flagstaff, then he spread out to other places such as Prescott, Phoenix, Jerome and Tucson in 1899, as well as Pioneer, Nevada.  While residing in Flagstaff he served as the Postmaster.  He was also prominent in the mining industry in Yavapai County and lived in San Francisco, California. He died on September 13, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, where he had retired in 1910.

Sources:, Arizona Weekly Journal-Miner, Arizona Republic, Legacy database



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