from "Printers and Printing in Providence, 1762 - 1907"
prepared by a committee of Providence Typographical Union #33 as a souvenir of the 50th anniversary of its institution
printed in 1907
"GEORGE O. WILLARD - Died Providence Dec. 2, 1903; learned printing in office of Gazette and Chronicle, Pawtucket; June, 1860, he started the Pawtucket Observer; under Sidney Dean's management of the Evening Press, Mr. Willard was city editor; April 30, 1885, in company with George Cooley, he started the Pawtucket Evening Times, and continued control of it until Jan. 31, 1890; he was initiated into Providence Union May 4, 1857, and placed on the honorary list Oct. 15, 1864. Mr. Willard wrote a 'History of the Providence Stage, 1762 - 1891,' published in 1891."
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