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Max Linton, 1935-2019


Last updated 4/19/2019 at 7:51pm

Max Linton

Max Edward Linton, a longtime Lake Wales resident, Korean War Veteran, beloved Central Florida educator, husband and father died Friday, April 19. He was 83.

Max was born November 25, 1935, in Buffalo, NY, to Burdette and Dawn Linton. He graduated in 1953 from Lafayette High School (Home of the Fighting Violets), where he was known as "Happy." From his earliest days, Max was industrious – always holding a myriad of jobs, which included at different times delivering ice and installing rooftop television antennas.

At 18 years old, the Linton family left chilly Buffalo for Fort Lauderdal...

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