George has made numerous contributions to the growth of Lafayette from a small town to the thriving community it is today. He and his family moved to Lafayette in 1957, he became involved in the incorporation campaign, and served as Lafayette’s mayor in 1976. He has been on the board of the Lafayette Historical Society for over 40 years and has been instrumental in the preservation of Lafayette’s first fire engine, “Old Betsy”.
Note: The title card in the video is incorrect. The month is July.