- Burial February 20, 1950 in Highland park IL.
Kansas City –– George B. Freeman, about 49 years old, Highland park, Illinois, an organizer and a first president of the Young Democratic Clubs of Missouri, died on Friday, February 17 at St. Luke's hospital in Chicago, where he had been a patient three weeks.
Mr. Freeman, a former Kansas city lawyer, was appointed in 1932 as Missouri's representative on a national board which formed the Young Democratic Clubs of America under the sponsorship of the Democratic national committee.
He was elected president of the state club at its first annual convention here in 1933. Mr. Freeman was chairman of the general arrangements committee for the national convention of the Young Democratic Clubs of America which was held in Kansas City the same year. He was a leading contender for the presidency of the national group. Mr. Freeman also was appointed president in 1932 of the Missouri division of the old Roosevelt Motor Club of America, an auxiliary unit to the Democratic national campaign committee.
He was born in Franklin, Minnesota, and had lived here about eight years before moving to Highland Park twelve years ago. His wife, the former Miss Jane Newman, of the home, is the daughter of Mrs. Louis E, Newman, 3409 West Sixty-eighth street.
Mr. Freeman was a graduate of the University of Minnesota. He was associated with the Federal Trade commission in Chicago. He also leaves two sons, George Freeman, Jr., and David Freeman, both of home.