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Gale, Edwin Oscar



  • Existence: 1832 - 1913


Edwin Oscar Gale was one of the first non-native inhabitants of Oak Park, having moved there in 1866. He is remembered as a historian of Oak Park and Chicago. Gale lived at Lake and Kenilworth, co-owned the Gale and Blockie drug store, and was a member of Unity Church. At the time of his death in 1913, he was the oldest person in the area.

See also: Oak Leaves 14 November 1902 p. 4; Oak Leaves 25 January 1913 p. 3

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