Portrait of George Edward Alper.
George Edward Alper (1907-1994) was born in New York City. In the early 1950s, he and his brother moved their business, Queensboro Steel, from New York to Wilmington, NC. Alper was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 1974 and served until 1978. He was very active in the community and a member of the B'nai Israel Synagogue. Alper is buried in B'Nai Israel Cemetery.
New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Steel industry and trade
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