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 Charles B. “Tex” Thornton

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Charles B. “Tex” Thornton

  • Birth 22 Jul 1913 Goree, Knox County, Texas, USA
  • Death 24 Nov 1981 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 6925721

Businessman. With business partner Roy Ash, he helped found Litton Industries Inc. and also headed the company. It was a small firm that manufactured vacuum hoses and also became the largest manufacturer of microwave ovens.

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  • Added: 13 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6925721
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles B. “Tex” Thornton (22 Jul 1913–24 Nov 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6925721, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .