Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Inductee
Major General Alvin Coe Voris

 

 

 

 

 

        On November 6, 2003 Governor Bob Taft, inducted 17 citizens into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.  The ceremony was held at the Riffe Center for the Government and Arts in Columbus.  The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame recognizes men and women who not only served our country, but also have remained active leaders in their communities after their military service.

 

          One of this year’s inductees was Major General Alvin Coe Voris.  Gen. Voris served as commander of the 67th Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.  After the war he was a representative to the Ohio General Assembly as well as Judge of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas.

 

          Gen. A. C. Voris Camp 67 of Akron nominated their namesake for this recognition.  Camp Commander Robert Rock, Camp Secretary/Treasurer James Mastromatteo, and Past Camp Commander Paul Huff were on hand to accept the honor.