John L. Hackett, Sr.
Colonel, United States Army
a contemporary press report:
John L. Hackett Sr., 57, a retired Army colonel who since 1992 had been director of the Medical College Admission Test for the American Association of Medical Colleges, died September 12, 2000 at a hotel in Orlando after a heart attack. Colonel Hackett, a resident of Alexandria, Virginia, was on a business trip when stricken.
He was born in Jersey City and graduated from St. Peter's College in New Jersey. He received a master's degree in education from Seton Hall University.
He served in the Army from 1966 until 1992. He was a military policeman and served in Vietnam, Europe and various posts in the United States. He settled in this area as a permanent resident in 1989.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth, of Alexandria;
three children, John L. Hackett Jr. of Tacoma, Wash., Amy E. Hackett of
Silver Spring and Brian S. Hackett of Alexandria; and a brother.
HACKETT, JOHN L. (JACK), Col, USA (Ret.)
Of Alexandria, VA on September 12, 2000. Husband
of Liz; father of John, Amy and Brian Hackett; brother of James E. Hackett,
Jr. Mass of Christian Burial will be
Posted: 17 September 2000
Updated: 19 November 2000
Updated: 7 March 2003