George Edward Hill was born on April 6, 1929 to Gertrude and David Hill who lived in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Both of his parents were originally from Maryland, but moved to Chester County to start their family. George was one of ten children.
George obtained work at Bill Johnson’s Shoe Shine Parlor in town. The Shoe Parlor was a popular shop, not only for shoe shines, but also a place for the local news and gossip.