Peter Kostas Babalas

Peter Kostas Babalas

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Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 29 Dec 1987 (aged 65)
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
Burial Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6920238 · View Source
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Attorney and public official; Virginia State Senator, 1968-1987; during World War II, while assigned as a military policeman in Mannheim, Germany, he was called to the scene of the traffic accident in which General George S. Patton, was fatally injured; while Patton lay dying, he gave his hat to Babalas, who later returned it to the Patton family.


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  • Maintained by: SWF
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 11 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6920238
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Kostas Babalas (8 Jul 1922–29 Dec 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6920238, citing Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by SWF (contributor 47026053) .