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George Harold Williamson, 78, Vietnam War Veteran, Of Greenwich

George Harold Williamson
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GREENWICH, Conn. - George Harold Williamson, of Greenwich, died Tuesday, March 26. He was 78.

Williamson was born April 2, 1945, in Rock Island, Ill. He was a graduate of Iowa State University and The Wharton School of Business. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served at staff headquarters in Long Binh.

Williamson’s banking career began at Chase Manhattan in 1971 and concluded at JP Morgan Chase where he managed traders of US Treasury securities in New York, London, and Japan. Following his 30 years in the financial markets, he made a career shift. He returned to school and received a degree in Physical Therapy from New York University. He worked with patients at The Rusk Institute and as a therapist in a private rehabilitation facility in NYC.

Williamson lived for many years in Montclair, N.J., and Bridgehampton, N.Y. Since 2004 he lived in Greenwich. He was a member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church where he was treasurer for three years, and was part of the choir.

Williamson is survived by his wife, Sue Ann Massey; sons, Jesse and Thomas Williamson; daughter, Emily Williamson Friedman (Ethan); step-daughters, Vaughn Massey and Lee Massey Heekin (Jim); two grandchildren. He was predeceased by his mother, Martha, of Sun City, Ariz. who died earlier the same day.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, April 7 at 2 p.m. at St. Barnabas Church in Greenwich, Conn.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the music program at St. Barnabas Church or to the Home Hospice program at Greenwich Hospital .

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