[private son (1940s - 1970s)],
[private son (1950s - unknown)] and
[private daughter (1950s - unknown)]
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Second Lieutenant David Horn served in the United States Army Air Forces in World War II
Service started: 5 Mar 1941
Service ended: about 1951
Second Lieutenant David Horn served in the United States Air Force in the Korean War
Service started: 5 Mar 1941
Service ended: about 1951
David was born in 1919 to Albert Horn and Ida Alice Henney Horn.
He married Ruth Elizabeth Burris on December 25, 1941, while he was home on leave from the Army. His future brother-in-law, Charles John Frederick Gurtner, served as the best man.
David enlisted in the National Guard  and later served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
At the time of his wedding, David was serving in the 107th Cavalry of Cleveland and attending cavalry school at Fort Riley in Kansas. He later completed training at the Air Forces Candidate School in Miami Beach, Florida and received his second lieutenant commission, after which he was stationed at Kingman Air Field in Arizona, serving as a communication specialist.
Prior to his Army service, David worked for the Treasury Department in Cleveland. Around 1950, he and his cousin Jacob E. Dummermuth started a business called D. and H. Electric.  Later, Dave started Horn Electric.
Dave and Ruth had three children, two of whom are still living.
He passed away in 1996.  He is buried in Dover Burial Park in Dover, Ohio.
- ↑ "Ruth Burris is Bride of Army Man in Quiet Christmas Day Ceremony." The Daily Times, New Philadelphia, Ohio; December 26, 1941, p. 3. Link: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/7332272/ruth_and_david_horn_wedding_article/?xid=637
- ↑ "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMFW-383 : 5 December 2014), David A Horn, enlisted 05 Mar 1941, Cleveland, Ohio, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) (http://aad.archives.gov : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 1263923, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
- ↑ "News of Our Men and Women in Uniform." The Daily Times (New Philadelphia, Ohio). Tuesday, February 22, 1944, p.3. Available at link: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/7325274/david_horn_second_lieutenant/
- ↑ "Incorporate Dover Electrical Company." The Daily Times (New Philadelphia, Ohio). Saturday, September 30, 1950, p. 10. Available at link: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/24002319/the_daily_times/
- ↑ "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2014), David A Horn, 28 Aug 1996; from "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing vol. 30825, certificate number 074893, Ohio Historical Society, Columbus; Ohio Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit, Columbus.
- ↑ "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), David A Horn, 28 Aug 1996; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
- ↑ "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (: 13 December 2015), David Albert Horn, 1996; Burial, Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States of America, Dover Burial Park; citing record ID 70347672, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
- "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 August 2018), David A Horn in household of Albert Horn, Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States; citing ED 141, sheet 6A, line 25, family 135, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1445; FHL microfilm 1,821,445.
- "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (: accessed 26 August 2018), David A Horn in household of Albert Horn, Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 12, sheet 16B, line 54, family 453, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1885; FHL microfilm 2,341,619.
- "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KWPD-8P7 : 15 March 2018), David Horn in household of Donald Mclean, Ward 4, Cincinnati City, Cincinnati City, Hamilton, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 91-52, sheet 16B, line 60, family 446, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3188. - I am not 100% sure this is him (don't know of him having lived in Cincinnati); however, the info seemed to fit.
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