PAUL F. CROW, 84, formerly of R.D. 1, Charleroi, Pennsylvania,
(Fallowfield Twp.) died August 6, 1990, in the home of his
daughter, Mrs. Frances C. Zollars of R.D.2, Monongahela,
Pennsylvania, following a lengthy illness.
He was born December 12, 1905, son of David Thompson and Millie
E. Wilson Crow.
Mr. Crow was a 1922 graduate of Charleroi High School and a
graduate of California State College. He taught at Union
Independent in Somerset Township for two years and then for the
next 15 years in Fallowfield Township Schools.
He was also employed as an equipment superintendent with
Patterson Supply Company of Monongahela for many years until his
In 1957 Mr. Crow, along with the Fullerton brothers of
Burgettstown, founded the Tri-State Historical Steam Engine
Association, Inc., and served as its only secretary until the time
of his illness in 1986. He was also elected to position of
Secretary Ex-Officio March 1987 (our by-laws were changed to allow
this to happen). The association conducts annual exhibitions at the
Mineral Beach site in Finleyville.
From 1963 until 1983, he headed a group of fellow steam
enthusiasts at the Canfield, Ohio fair for a steam power display
Mr. Crow was a member of the First Christian Church of
Monongahela and the Gleaner’s Bible Class, as well as a former
board member of the church.
On August 15, 1927, he married Evelyn Mae Mitchell, who died May
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Frances C. Zollars of R.D.2,
Monongahela, with whom he made his home; two grandchildren, Larry
Whaley and Mrs. Jeff (Dawn E.) Gilliland; four great-grandchildren;
one sister, Mrs. Louis (Anna Mary) Bigi of Charleroi; five nephews
and one niece.
Submitted by Fran Zollars, R.D. 2, Monongahela, PA (Tri-State
Historical Steam Engine Association).
We of the Kalamazoo Antique Engine Association are very saddened
by the passing of one of our long-standing members, MELBOURNE
GREEN-MAN of Climax, Michigan who passed away last February.
Here was a man to whom many of us can be grateful for his
knowledge and ability to help his many friends. His engines and
automobiles were kept dust free and in museum shape. He was a man
with a great sense of humor, one whom we all loved to stop and
We are sure he will be long missed by his family and his many
Submitted by Stewart Webster, 11215 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo,