Pottinger, George Eugene

George Eugene Pottinger, real estate; born at Owensboro, Davies Co., Ky., Feb. 12, 1864; son of James and Mary A. (Hayden) Pottinger; educated in public schools of Owensboro, Ky., and St. Mary’s Coll., Marion Co., Ky.; married Margaret A. Shroyer, of Chicago, Sept. 29, 1886. Came to Chicago and engaged in coal business as mem. firm of John R. Stewart & Co., until 1890; then in real estate business, first as Clark & Pottinger until 1894, with Ogden, Sheldon & Co. and as sec. of Ogden Bldg. & Loan Assn. until 1896; mem. Ballard, Pottinger & Co. since 1896; also sec. and treas. of The Maywood Co. since 1905. Republican. Mason (K.T.). Office: 106 N. LaSalle St.

Source: The Book of Chicagoans. Edited by John W. Leonard, A. N Marquis & Co., Chicago, 1905