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George A. Parkhurst      

CHS Class of 1932


CHS ’32
Ranked 3rd in class, Graduation Speaker, Latin Club, Radio Club (President), Operetta, Drama Club, School Newspaper “The Blue Moon” (Writer), Football (Student Manager)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology BS-Chemical Engineering ’36

U.S. Army World War II, Captain, Chemical Warfare Officer—Brigade Chemical Officer 39th AAA Brigade

Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC)
Program Director, E.I Dupont Chemist, Almy Chemical Co. Chemist, Polaroid Corp. Chemist, International Equipment Corp. Vice-President for Engineering, Mass General Hospital Community Liaison Officer-Blood Donor Program;

Call Firefighter (26 yrs), WWII Honor Roll Committee, Chelmsford Tercentenary Celebration Committee, Chelmsford Historical Society (President 1957), Chelmsford Kiwanis Club (President 1967, Boy Scout Troop 212 (Assistant Scoutmaster), Greater Lowell Boy Scout Council Bicentennial Award, Revolutionary War Bicentennial Commission (Chair), Chelmsford Fourth of July Parade (Grand Marshall), Chelmsford Players (Organizer and life member), Little Theatre (Organizer & 1st President), Camelot Players, Authored, produced & directed many plays, Publications Columnist for: Lowell Courier-Citizen, Chelmsford Newsweekly, Chelmsford Sentinel, Chelmsford Independent, Westford Eagle, Lowell Sunday Sun; Historical pamphlets, 325 Year history of The First Parish Church of Chelmsford, “Chelmsford-the Town and its People”-An illustrated history; “Small Town Kid”—What it was like to grow up in Chelmsford between 1918 & 1941; CHSAA Charter member, Chair of the Scholarship Endowment Fund committee, Class Agent-1932