George Edward Hesselbacher, Jr.
Colonel, United States Army
a contemporary press report:
George Edward Hesselbacher Jr., 82, an Alexandria, Virginia, resident since 1958 who had served in the Army for 25 years before retiring in 1966 as a Colonel in the Corps of Engineers, died December 15, 2001, at Alexandria Hospital. He had lymphoma.
After retiring from active duty, he worked for Analytic Services Inc. (ANSER) for 17 years before retiring in 1984 as a principal civil engineer. In retirement, he was a volunteer tax counselor for the elderly in Northern Virginia through the AmericanAssociation of Retired Persons.
Colonel Hesselbacher, a Philadelphia native, was a 1942 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He received a master's degree in mining engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a master's in business administration from George Washington University. He also was a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
During World War II, he served in the Mediterranean theater. His overseas assignments later included tours in West Germany, Greenland and South Korea. His last assignment was with the Defense Atomic Support Agency at the Pentagon.
Colonel Hesselbacher's military decorations included the Legion of Merit and two Army Commendation medals.
He was a member of the Army Navy Country Club, the Mineralogical Society of America, the Northern Virginia Mineral Club and the Fluorescent Mineral Society.
His wife of 50 years, Anne Beverlin Ball Hesselbacher, died in 1995. A daughter, Carol Anne Hesselbacher, died in 1994.
Survivors include two sons, George III, of
Woodbridge, and Richard G., of Sun Valley, Idaho; a brother; and four grandsons.
HESSELBACHER, ANNE B
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/13/1920
DATE OF DEATH: 05/24/1995
DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/14/2002
BURIED AT: SECTION 6-X ROW 2 SITE 3
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF HESSELBACHER, GEORGE EDWARD JR
COL US ARMY
HESSELBACHER, GEORGE EDWARD JR