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Alton G. Tower, American Pharmacist. Registered pharmacist. Recipient Volunteer of Year award American Cancer Society Pinellas County, 1987, 97, Life Saver award American Cancer Society Pinellas County, 1988, James Beal award Pharmacist of the Year, Florida Pharmaceutical Association, 1992; named Honorary LifeMem., American Cancer Society Pinellas County Unit, 1995, Volunteer of Year, American Cancer Society, 1997.


Tower,, Alton G. was born on January 16, 1927 in Buffalo.


Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University Buffalo, 1953.


Pharmacist, Woldmans Drug Store, Buffalo, 1946-1953;medical service representative, Strasenburgh Laboratory, Rochester, New York, 1953-1966;pharmacist, manager, Eckerd Drugs, Clearwater, Florida, since 1966.


  • Registered pharmacist.


Board directors American Cancer Society Pinellas County, Florida, since 1976, president, 1988-1989, Life Saver award, 1988, life member, since 1995, director community affairs Pinellas Pharmacist Society. Charter member Smoke Free Class of 2000, Pinellas County, since 1988. Member American Cancer Society (life, Lifesaver award Pinellas County chapter 1988, named Volunteer of Year 1997), American Pharmaceutical Association, Florida Pharmacy Association (board directors 1981-1985, speaker house of deals 1986, chairman board trustees, R.Q. Richards award 1989, Bowl of Hygeia award 1990, Sid Simkowitz Involvement award 1991, named Pharmacist of Year 1992), Pasco Hernando Pharmacists Association (James Beal award 1992), Pinellas County Pharmacy Society (life.

Director 1968-1973, 78-81, 89-91, president 1973, 88, Pharmacist of Year 1973), Florida Pharmacy Foundation (president 1999, Jean Lamberti Mentorship award 2003), Phi Lambda Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, hiking, traveling.


Married Nan R. Spinner, August 15, 1953. Children: Adrienne, Michele, Renee.

Nan R. Spinner

Adrienne Tower,

Michele Tower,

Renee Tower,