George A. Spader

George Spader, a graduate of Cornell University, started teaching at Morrisville in 1923 and held the rank of Associate Professor of Horticulture at the time of his retirement in 1958. He also coached both baseball and basketball. Many early graduates remember him best because of his record as a coach. After retiring he became National Executive Secretary of the Mens Garden Clubs of America. George Spader was born on May 8, 1897, and died in November of 1980. He is buried in the Morrisville Rural Cemetery.

Photos from the 1924 and 1958 Arcadian.

Maintained by Sue Greenhagen.