|Birth: ||Jan. 7, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 2000|
Washington Post, The (DC) - January 25, 2000
Deceased Name: Donald Ivan Abbott -- Army Captain, Defense Official
Donald Ivan Abbott, 76, a retired Army captain who had a civilian career with the Defense Mapping Agency, died Jan. 15 at Bethesda Naval Hospital after a heart attack. He lived in Kensington.
Capt. Abbott, who was born in in Belpre, Ohio, served 20 years in the Army, beginning with the infantry in Europe at the start of World War II. He served with the occupation forces in Germany after the war and did two tours of duty in Korea during the war there.
His military honors include the Bronze Star.
He served on the staff of Airborne headquarters in Fort Bragg, N.C., when he retired from the military in 1962 and moved to Washington to join the Defense Mapping Agency.
After 19 years with the agency, he retired in 1981 as director of communications and administration.
He was a 1965 business graduate of the University of Maryland.
He was a Mason and a member of Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda and the Metropolitan Washington Soccer Referees Association.
Survivors include his wife, Anne J. Abbott of Kensington; four children, Raymond T. Abbott of Ridgewood, N.J., Donna Abbott Hunter of Silver Spring, Ivan Dale Abbott of Olney and Linda A. Casey of Boston; his mother, Ila Abbott Ingold of Arden, N.C.; a sister; and 10 grandchildren.
Note: Interment date 2-2-2000. Captain US Army. Veteran Service Dates from 01-07-1942 to 10-31-1962. Information extracted from the National Cemetery Administration's National Gravesite Locator. http://www.cem.va.gov/
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 68 Site 2968
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