Herbert Wood Van Horn, Jr

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Herbert Wood Van Horn, Jr

  • Birth 25 Dec 1926 New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 18 Dec 1987 New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 33677731

Herbert Wood Van Horn, Jr., president of Oliver H. Van Horn Co Inc., died on Friday (Decmber 18, 1987) at the Touro Infirmary in New Orleans after a brief illness. He was 60 years old at the time of his death.

Mr. Van Horn was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. He served on councils and boards of several business-related organizations. He was a graduate of the Hill School on Pottstown, PA., and Tulane University. Mr. Van Horn served in the Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Boston, Louisiana, Pickwick, Stratford Clubs, the New Orleans Country Club, The New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club, South Yacht club; Avoca Duck Club and several Carnival orgranizations.

He was survived by his wife, Teetsie Van Horn, two sons, Dr. H.W. Van Horn III and Charles James Van Horn; three daughters, Marion Van Horn Eagan, Gladys Reiss Van Horn and Katherine Van horn, and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Saturday December 19 at 2 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, 2919 St. Charles Ave. Burial was in the Metarie Cemetery. Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home handled all of the arrangements.


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  • Maintained by: Larry Van Horn
  • Originally Created by: Gayle Hennington Van Horn.
  • Added: 9 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33677731
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Wood Van Horn, Jr (25 Dec 1926–18 Dec 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33677731, citing Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Larry Van Horn (contributor 46839684) .