He was married to Elizabeth Logan ( ? - ? ).
Gus was raised on the family farm. He stood 6¾ inches tall and weighed 150 lbs., with brown eyes and black hair.
Gus is said to have once run a store on Baum Boulevard in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh. A check of Pittsburgh deeds did not reveal his name as the property owner, so he probably was an employed manager.
When Gus was required to register for the military draft at age 44 as World War II loomed, he lived in Connellsville. He declared that he was employed by L.M. McBride in Bradford Woods, a tony and leafy northern suburb of Pittsburgh. The registrar reported that he had "No joint of right index finger" and bore a "scar on right shoulder."
A niece said that Gus later worked for the Office of Special Services (OSS), forerunner to today’s Central Intelligence Agency, and that he would “just drop in unannounced.” He once promised her that if he ever got back to Australia, he would bring her a kangaroo.
Gus resided in Chicago in 1947 and at Smicksburg, Indiana County, PA at the end of his life. His occupation in 1960 was as a maintenance mechanic in Smicksburg.
There, 15 days later, he succumbed to the spectre of death on Nov. 22, 1960, at the age of 65. The remains were transported to the community of his birth, where they were laid to rest at the Imel Cemetery.
The summer after his death, in 1961, Gus's relatives at the annual Harbaugh Reunion paid a moment of respect in his memory.
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