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Air force officer , Beverage company executive

Albert Max Elton, American beverage company executive, retired air force officer. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart with 1 oak leaf cluster. Member of American Legion (past Commander), Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Background

Elton, Albert Max was born on March 17, 1917 in Yellville, Arkansas, United States. Son of Albert M. and Maude (Lay) Elton.

Education

Bachelor, University Georgia, 1939. Bachelor, George Washington University, 1964. Graduate, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, 1964.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, command pilot United States Air Force, 1940—1964, B-52 wing Commander Strategic Air Command, 1951—1963. Department chairman University of California at Los Angeles, 1964—1967. Retired, 1967; chairman board, Chief Executive Officer High Sierra Springs, Inc., Granada Hills, California, since 1978.

President, board directors Home Visitation Center, Inc., Pacoima, since 1982. Executive director Casa Loma College, Lakeview Terrace, California, since 1967.

Membership

Member of American Legion (past Commander), Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Connections

Married Smilja Mamula Elton, May 16, 1942 (divorced October 1982). Children: Albert M., Kenneth, Thomas, Ann, Marian, Therese, Mary Lata. Married Patricia Ann Elton, October 9, 1982.

1 child Sean C.

father:
Albert M. Elton

mother:
Maude (Lay) Elton

spouse:
Smilja Mamula Elton

spouse:
Patricia Ann Elton

child:
Albert M. Elton

child:
Kenneth Elton

child:
Thomas Elton

child:
Ann Elton

child:
Marian Elton

child:
Therese Elton

child:
Mary Lata Elton

child:
Sean C. Elton