Daniel Thomas George
Colonel, United States Air Force
Daniel T. George, 80, an Air Force Colonel who retired in 1966 as an intelligence director at Strategic Air Command headquarters in Nebraska, died of renal failure March 16, 2000, at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital. He lived in Alexandria, Virginia.
Colonel George was born in Windber, Pennsylvania. He attended the University of Nebraska.
He began his career in the Army Corps of Engineers in 1940 and served in England and Belgium during World War II with the Army Air Forces.
He later was posted with the Air Force to Nanking, China, and served as a squadron commander in Japan.
After he retired, Colonel George was Washington office manager for Fairchild Camera and Perkin-Elmer Corp., an optical equipment manufacturer.
He was a Mason and member of the Air Force Association and Retired Officers Organization.
His honors included a Bronze Star, Legion of Merit and Air Force Commendation Medal.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Gloria D. George of Alexandria; a daughter, Danielle Hatfield of Fairfax; a brother; a sister; and a grandson.
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006
GEORGE, DANIEL THOMAS