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 John George Painter

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John George Painter

Birth
Jackson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 1 Mar 2001 (aged 112)
Hermitage Springs, Clay County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Hermitage Springs, Clay County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 6018933 View Source
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French Legion of Honor Recipient. United States Army veteran of World War I. Died at the age of 112. At the time of his death, he was recognized by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as the oldest United States veteran. He was a recipient of the Chevalier of the National Order of the Legion of Honor given by the French Government in honor of the 80th anniversary of the end of the war in 1998.


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  • Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 8 Dec 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6018933
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6018933/john-george-painter : accessed ), memorial page for John George Painter (20 Sep 1888–1 Mar 2001), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6018933, citing Hermitage Springs Cemetery, Hermitage Springs, Clay County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Erik Lander (contributor 503045) .