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This photo of Dr. Salem George was taken in August of 2010. George started his medical practice in Lebanon on July 1, 1960, with his uncle, Dr. Eli George.
Dr. Salem George dies at age 86

Dr. Salem George – a man who has cared for generations of families in Marion County - has died.

George passed away Monday, Oct. 15.

He just celebrated a birthday - turning 86 on Oct. 11.

George grew up in Louisville. At the start of his high school career, he was excited about attending St. Xavier, one of the more prestigious high schools in the city. Instead, his family moved to Marion County. George was thrown into a new community with new people and a new high school, St. Augustine.