Family of inductee First Lt. Fred W. Norton are (L to R): Rolland Wahlers, Ed Lynch, Tom Lynch and Jim Lynch.
On Friday, May 2, the fifteenth annual ceremony for the Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor was held in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse. Marblehead resident Fred Norton was inducted for his actions during World War I. The legacy of Norton has been kept alive by his family, who love to share his story of sacrifice and achievement. They were proud to attend the ceremony.
Norton’s spectacular record was not limited to his service in the Air Force; it also was apparent at his time at the Ohio State University.