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George Clarence Tolson
Captain, United States Army Air Corps
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From a contemporary press report:

George C. Tolson of Pembroke Pines, Florida, formerly of Rockville, Maryland, passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 1997 at Memorial West Hospital, Pembroke Pines Florida.

Born in Lamar, South Carolina, he was the retired former owner of Tolson's Automotive of Rockville, Maryland; a member of Saint Paul's United Methodist Church, Kensington, Maryland; member of the Lions Club, VFW and American Legion.

Captain Tolson served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1940 to 1951; he was a World War II Combat Veteran with 38 B17 Bombing Mission as the lead navigator for the eight Airforce, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, five Air Medals, five Battle Stars and the Purple Heart.

He is survived by three sons, Bill Tolson, Matthew Tolson and Lance Tolson; three daughters, Sally Obrien; Kitty Tolson-Carroll and Jackie Butt; nine grandchildren and one sister, Jessie Coggins. Services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery, Monday, April 7 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in his name to the Lions Club, District 22C Eye Bank, 9470 Annapolis Road, Seabrook Maryland 20706.

TOLSON, GEORGE CLARENCE
CAPT   US AIR FORCE
WORLD WAR II, KOREA
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/22/1919
DATE OF DEATH: 03/12/1997
BURIED AT: SECTION 67  SITE 2525
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 


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