Sullivan, John Lynwood
- Existence: November 6, 1921- November 26, 2010
John Lynwood Sullivan, Sr. of La Plata, Maryland, died on Friday, November 26, 2010, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. He was 89 years old. Born on November 6, 1921, in Marbury, Maryland, he was the son of the late Mary L. Abell Sullivan and the late Andrew B. Sullivan. A Charles County native, Mr. Sullivan graduated from Lackey High School and served in World War II as a bomber pilot stationed in Italy. He was Honorably Discharged at the rank of Second Lieutenant in 1955. Throughout his life, Mr. Sullivan worked as a farmer, a sales associate for Free State Business Machines in Waldorf, serving customers in the Charles, Calvert and St. Marys counties, sold real estate and insurance. He was the first full-time county commissioner of Charles County in 1958 and served as president from 1954 to 1962. He helped start the countywide library system and appropriated money for the building of Charles County Community College. He later served on the Orphans Court as an elected Judge. Mr. Sullivan was a member of the La Plata United Methodist Church, the Democratic Club, the 2 N 1 Senior Club at the Clark Center and the Moose Lodge.
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