Boyds in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
To Honor the Memory of George A, (Jay) Chadwick Jr.
November 20, 1911 - July 20, 2001
Mr. Chadwick's untiring involvement in the Boyds community included serving as President of the Parent Teachers Association of Taylor Elementary School during the early years of integration. During his tenure as President , he saw the creation of a clothing bank at the school, whereby clothing was donated and given to needy children and a nutritious breakfast was served before classes each morning. His concern for the underprivileged families in the community led to the establishment of the Boyds Federal Credit Union, when he went door-to-door urging residents to join. The credit union became very successful, enabling citizens to obtain loans. He assisted in establishing Boyds Inc, (a daycare at Boyds Presbyterian
Born in the Old Town section of Alexandria , Virginia on November 20, 1911, Mr. Chadwick showed his early zest for life by graduating from Gaithersburg High School at age 14 and The St. Albans School at age 16. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Princeton University and an LLB from Georgetown University. He was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar in 1936 and the Maryland Bar in 1944. He enlisted and served in the US army from 1943 to 1946, earning the rank of Captain. For most of his career in the practice of law, he was affiliated with the Washington DC firm of Frost and Towers.
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Location. 39° 11.785′ N, 77° 17.493′ W. Marker is in Boyds, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Lake Ridge Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20930 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds MD 20841, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Black Hill Gold Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); Waters' Mill (approx. half a mile away); Reflections of Old Germantown (approx. 1.9 miles away); Liberty Mill (approx. 1.9 miles away); Dowden's Ordinary: The Elephant Comes to Clarksburg (approx. 2.9 miles away); Dowden’s Ordinary (approx. 2.9 miles away); Archaeology at Dowden's Ordinary (approx. 2.9 miles away); Tavern Life at Dowden's Ordinary (approx. 2.9 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 11, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.