Maurice Gaston Mouton

The Daily Tribune News
Cartersville, Georgia

March 29, 1999

Transcribed by   2007

Maurice Gaston Mouton, 90, of 140 Cherokee Circle N.E., Cartersville, died Friday, March 26.

He was born on March 2, 1909 in Arkansas, the son of the late Numa and Leontine Garot Mouton. Mouton was an inventor in electronics. He was a pioneer in radio electronics, was the first to put the car radio on the market and invented the electronic stop for elevators.

He served in the Navy in World War II, where he was involved in electronics communications and the automatic pilot guidance systems, and was placed as instructor to new enlisted recruits in electronics.

He had made his home in Cartersville since January of 1995.

Survivors include nieces and nephews Janice Hillman and Annette Dierks, both of Arkansas; Sheila Kinard, Scott Mouton, Glenna Sue Williams and Ronnie Mouton, all of Texas; Nettie Yates of Missouri; Florence Larsen of California; Herbert Hawles of Georgia; and Opal Munn of Cartersville.

Grave side services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 28 in Sunset Memory Gardens with Rev. Frank Martin officiating.

The Parnick Jennings Funeral Home, 430 Cassville Rd., is in charge of the arrangements.

Re-printed with permission from The Daily Tribune News in an effort to help preserve history.


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