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People in AA's History
that begin with the letter:
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* G., Mr. - put up money to help Works Publishing Company after Bert T. put tailor shop as collateral; also see "Cochran, Mr."

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Galbraith, Ernie W. - see "Ernie G - Akron"

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Gallagher, Father J.G. - worked with Sister Ignatia (D 221)

* Gammeter, John - neighbor Henrietta Seiberling, put Bill up at Portage Country Club; self made man son of washer woman, started B.F. Goodrich Company (P 144)

* Garth M. - new Toledo A.A.; group gave $2 roll of nickels to buy 40 copies 1941 Saturday Evening Post with Jack Alexander article (P 247)

* Gavin, Della - birth name for Sister Ignatia, see "Ignatia \ Sister Mary Ignatia Gavin"

* Gene C. - Chicago A.A. (D 302)

* Gene, "Big" - 'civilian' friend of Morris B. (BB3 462)

* George - elevator operator in Fitz M's story (BB3 500)

* George B. - he & Al S. instrumental persuading Knickerbocker Hospital to set aside ward just for alcoholics under A.A. sponsorship, 1st New York hospital do so (G 87)

* George D. - early A.A. (D 106)

* George F. - Norwegian immigrant, started A.A. in Oslo Norway (E 44) (H 123)

* George G. - chairman Trustees' Archives Committee, presided official ribbon cutting ceremonies open archives November 3 1975; professor communications Hofstra University (G 108,127,131)

* George H. - stayed at Bill & Lois's house; took Jack W. Bellevue -but they locked him up instead; killed in WWII  (L 105,121)

* George H. - pro conference New York A.A., surveyed groups around country concerning self government 1948 (D 320-2)

* George M. - husband of Ceil F. (BB3 321-4u, 322)

* George R. - met alcoholic Scottish nobleman Philip who had come to America look into International Christian Leadership Movement businesses men interested in bringing God into industry through breakfast clubs for prayer & planning, 1st session he met George R., Philip sobered up and took A.A. to Scotland (A 83-4)

* George S. - Philadelphian; sobered after reading article "Alcoholics & God" Liberty magazine September 1939; Jimmy B. visited after, 1st A.A. Philadelphia meeting in his house (A 17-8) (P 245)

* Geroldsek, John - Oxford Group member Calvary Episcopal Mission; heavy-set man, house painter, lived outside mission (P 117,118-9)

* Gib K. - Milwaukee pioneer A.A.; gave Bill violin which Bill treasured (G 35)

* 'Gilly' - Bill's father's nickname; see "Wilson, Gilman Barrows"

* Ginger B. / G. - [Ginger B. in index/ G in text] El Paso Texas; helped by letter Bill wrote, it was destroyed, asked Bill to write another; example of how Bill's letters became talismans (P 385,391n)

* Ginny P. - regular member of 'spook circle', husband was Tom P. (P 280)

* Gizycka, Count Josef - Father of Felicia G. (BB3 401u)
Note: The above about the Count and Felicia G. used to read, "Gizyicki, Count Josef - husband of Felicia G." -Thanks to an email I received, the above about the Count and Felicia G. has been corrected. You can read Felicia's G.'s obitiuary from The New York Times.

* Gladys S. - Madras India, read about A.A. in Liberty Magazine, came New York, stayed Stepping Stones, nickname 'Princess', developed crush on Bill, sober 1 year when died in accident (L 138-139)

* Goldfoot, Ella - owned of farm Bill & Lois worked on during 1925 motorcycle trip (B 150) (L 41-42,44) (P 72,73) (BB3 3u)

* Gordon - early New York A.A. (P 215)

* Gordon M. - October 1939 found room for A.A. meetings South Orange Community House NJ, 1st New Jersey A.A. meeting not in a home; picture appeared in Jack Alexander article Saturday Evening Post; (L 127) (P 247)

* Grace - she and husband were asked to love each other using '24 hour plan' (D 256-7)

* Grace G. - wife of Abby G. early Cleveland A.A. (A 21) (BB3 212u, 215u, ?216/Mary)

* Grace O. - her & husband helped original group publish Grapevine (A 201)

* Grassroots, Mr. - anonymous spokesman, Centerville U.S.A. portraying everybody in A.A. at 2nd International Convention St. Louis July 1955 (A 41-44)

* Green, Hetty - richest woman Wall Street turn century, famous miser, early part century amassed large fortune & wielded equally large political power; Bill used this name as nickname for Dr. Emily, see "Wilson, Dr. Emily Griffith"

* Greim, Lorraine - Ruth Hock's assistant, nonalcoholic, started work Newark January 1940; Bill nicknamed 'Sweetie Pie' (P 235,250)

* Grennie C. / Grenny - patient of Dr. Harry Tiebout at Blythewood Sanitarium, friend Marty M. who said Grennie 'we are no longer alone' -famous A.A. statement, summarizes relief felt by every isolated alcoholic finally finding Fellowship (A 3) (G 66) (H 369) (L 124,127) (P 213,216)

* 'Griffith' - name Jack Alexander 1941 Saturday Evening Post article gave Bill for anonymity

* Griffin, Clarence - Gardner Fayette Griffith's only son, Bill's uncle, died 1894 Colorado (P 28,31,406)

* Griffith, Ella Brock - Bill's mothers mother (grandmother), married Gardner Fayette Griffith, raised Bill since age 10 & sister Dorothy, died 1921 (N 10) (P 25, 27, 28, 45, 46, 55, 70) (W 139)

* Griffith, Family - Bill's mother's family (P 15, 41, 126)

* Griffith, Gardner Fayette - Bill's mother's father (grandfather), Bill's substitute father; Civil War veteran; married Ella Brock; nickname -Jolly because he usually wasn't, East Dorset's most prosperous citizen when he died in 1924 (P 20, 25, 27-28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35, 45-7, 52, 64, 70) (N 10, 16) (W 139) (BB3 10u)

* Griffith, Helen - husband died of alcoholism, best friend sobered up in Jersey group; newcomer Bill helped; woman of means, interested building new houses & fixing up old ones; built house Wilson's got April 11, 1941, Bill & Lois move into Bedford Hills NY home 23 years after marriage it was their 1st house, called Stepping Stones; (B 316-317) (L 133,136) (P 259-260)

* Griffith, Millie - Bill's aunt, (P 13)

* Griffith, Robert - Bill's cousin, Brattleboro (P 27,28)

* Griffith, Silas - Gardner Fayette Griffith's cousin, Vermont's 1st millionaire (P 28)

* Griffith, Will - got terms agents so Bill's grandfather could buy & sell cars (P 46)

* Grinnell, Catherine 'Katy' - member rich family New Bedford Massachusetts, lost husband WWI, entertained soldiers (P 55-6)

* Grinnell, Dr. - treated Bill around 1915 while Bill enrolled Norwich University (P 45)

* Grinnell, Emmy - member rich family New Bedford Massachusetts, husband gone WWI, entertained soldiers (P 55-6)

* Grinnell Family - wealthy & leading socialite family New Bedford Massachusetts, gave party for service men, where Bill took 1st drink -Bronx cocktail, age 22 (B 104,106) (N 13) (P 55) (W 145-146)

* Gulden, Frank - former Trustee (A 6,208) (H 194)


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