GEORGE W. NAFE, M.D., Fremont, is a son of John and Mary M., (Stewart) Nafe, natives of Maryland and Pennsylvania, respectively, and was born in Ohio June 19, 1848. He lived with his parents until about 22 years of age, attending the common schools, and afterward the High School at Rochester, Ind. He early gave his attention to the study of medicine, and attended the Pennsylvania University, at Philadelphis, Pa., two years, and was graduated in 1871. He had previously studied in the office of Dr. Hector at Rochester, Ind. Upon leaving college he commenced the practice of his profession in Cass Co., Ind., where he remained six and a half years. In the summer of 1877 he came to fremont, where he has since followed his profession, with gratifying success.
Dr. Nafe has held the office of Village Trustee three years, President of the Village two years, member of the school board four years and Director two years. In the fall of 1882 he was the Democratic candidate for Representative, but was defeated by Charles W. Stone, the Greenback candidate, who had the plurality, but of less than 100 votes. He is a member of the Fremont Lodge, 741, K. of H., and in politics is a Democrat.
The Doctor was married in Rochester, Ind., April 6, 1872, to Cordelia, daughter of Christopher and Julia A. Ernsperger, who was born in Ohio, Aug. 15, 1847. They have had three children: John C., born March 13, 1875; Julia M., April 2, 1881; Nellie L., born Jan. 9, 1873, died June 24, 1883.