Media Advisory – OCDA Public Administrator honors deceased veterans

Date: November 11, 2015


WHO: The Orange County District Attorney Public Administrator’s Office

WHAT: Honored 16 deceased veterans who passed away indigent in 2015. The office of the Public Administrator has unique powers to secure real and personal property until an eligible administrator is appointed. The Public Administrator protects the assets and manages the affairs of deceased residents of Orange County, who at the time of death left no known heirs, no will, no named executor or an executor who is ineligible. The veterans listed below were issued certificates, signed by President Barack Obama, recognizing them for their service:

  • Kirby Callaway Horton
  • Richard Lowe Dick
  • Stephen Charles Moore
  • James Osborne Esterline
  • Kenneth Edward Cheek, Jr.
  • Gary Clifford Winter
  • John Bernard Wilkie
  • George Fredrick Fickeissen
  • Charles Louis Valentine, Jr.
  • David A. Brown
  • Richard Frederick Pillsbury
  • Karl Edward Giesler
  • Gustaf Arnold Hague
  • Thomas Alvin Coppenbarger
  • Conrad Edward Harm
  • Spencer Andrew Cole

WHEN: Today, Nov. 11, 2015