Town of Newburgh Name Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal - Daily Hudson Valley News

Town of Newburgh Name Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal

May 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: In Your Town

JOHN F. KINLEN NAMED GRAND MARSHAL OF MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

John F. Kinlen, a decorated veteran and hero of the Korean War, has been named Grand Marshal of the 2012 Memorial Day parade in the Town of Newburgh.

Kinlen’s designation was announced jointly at a Town Hall press conference and photo opportunity by Town Councilmen George Woolsey and Gil Piaquadio.

Kinlen, who lives in the Leptondale portion of the Town of Newburgh , said he was surprised and humbled by his designation.

Grand Marshal John Kinlen

Councilman George Woolsey (left) and Deputy Supervisor Gil Piaquadio (right) flank Grand Marshal John Kinlen in front of the Veteran's Memorial at Newburgh Town Hall.

 

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