George Birely Delaplaine Jr.

George Birely Delaplaine Jr.

George Birely Delaplaine Jr.Occupation: Business Administrator (Retired)
Born: Frederick, Maryland, December 9, 1926

BBA, Johns Hopkins University (1948)

Vice President, Frederick Brick Works, Inc. (1989-2015)
From Reporter to Publisher, The Frederick News-Post (1949)

Career Related:
Chairman of the Board, GS Communications

Secretary, The National Museum of Civil War Medicine (2016); Former Board Member, Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Maryland; The Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.; Delaplaine Visual Arts Center; The Delaplaine Arts Center at Mount St. Mary’s University

Recipient, Silver Beaver Scout Award (2002); Recipient, Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Ernst & Young Global Limited (1999); Recipient, Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America (1997); Honoree, Honorary American Farmer, National FFA Organization (1987)

Kiwanis International; Fraternal Order of Eagles; The US Jaycee Foundation; The Grand Lodge of Maryland

Political Affiliation:


Son of George B. Delaplaine; Ruth (Carty) Delaplaine
Married Elizabeth Barker (8/12/1955)
Children: George III; James; Edward; John

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who In Finance and Business – 2004-2005, 34th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who In Finance and Industry – 1996-1997, 29th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who In Finance and Industry – 1994-1995, 28th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who In Finance and Industry – 1992-1993, 27th Edition (pub. 1991)
Who’s Who In Finance and Industry – 1989-1990, 26th Edition (pub. 1989)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)


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