John F Dalton

John F Dalton

Birth
Death 17 Nov 1983 (aged 37)
Burial Quantico, Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Plot 1, 0, 8576
Military LTCOL, US MARINE CORPS
Memorial ID 551398 · View Source
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JOHN FREDERICK DALTON was born 20 January 1946 at Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon. He was the second of three children born to Ursus Benson Dalton and Netta Maxine Tooley. John was an outstanding student and athlete. He graduated from Mountain Home High School in 1964 (Idaho) and was accepted at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. On June 21, 1969, he married Paulette June Merritts at Camp Hill, Cumberland, Pennsylvania. They became the parents of three daughters. Paulette remarried (new surname "Thaut"). She passed away July 23,1995 in Colorado.
John died when the plane he was testing went down over the Pacific Ocean. The people of the United States owe him their respect and gratitude.


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  • Maintained by: C Lange
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 551398
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John F Dalton (20 Jan 1946–17 Nov 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 551398, citing Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, Prince William County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by C Lange (contributor 47481868) .