William C. Lazarus

Died aged c. 54

William C. Lazarus was born in 1911 and became a Florida resident in 1933. He was a pilot, aeronautics instructor and research engineer, and served as Aviation Supervisor of the Florida State Improvement Commission. Lazarus retired in 1965 as chief scientific advisor to the Air Proving Ground Center at Eglin Air Force Base. In retirement he was responsible for the planning, design and construction of the Indian Temple Mound Museum in Fort Walton Beach, which depicts human occupation of the Gulf Coast for the past 10,000 years. The museum is known for having the finest collection of prehistoric Indian ceramics in the southeast. Mr. Lazarus died in 1965.


Commemorated on 1 plaque

William C. Lazarus

William C. Lazarus [full inscription unknown]

Indian Temple Mound Museum, 139 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States where they was