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 Albert Gordon Horton, Jr

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Albert Gordon Horton, Jr

QMCS; US NAVY; WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM

Mr. Horton was born on June 12, 1926 in Atlantic City, N.J. He was a resident of Hampton Roads for over 50 years and a politically active resident of Chesapeake. He was the widower of Evelyn Mahon Horton and was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Chesapeake. Al spent 20 years serving in the United States Navy and 17 years in the United States Civil Service. He earned numerous medals and awards as a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He retired from the service as a senior chief in 1963. Al was instrumental in the Virginia Veteran's Cemetery Project. As secretary of the Virginia Veteran's Committee, he worked tirelessly to see that local veterans had a place of rest close to home. He recently published a book entitled "Grass Roots Politics" which used his own experiences as a founding member of the cemetery project.


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  • Maintained by: Mike Bogoslawski, USN (Ret)
  • Originally Created by: BobbieJean
  • Added: 1 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41425020
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Gordon Horton, Jr (12 Jun 1926–17 Oct 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41425020, citing Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, Suffolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Mike Bogoslawski, USN (Ret) (contributor 46800216) .