Eugene G. Columbus
Eugene Gail "Gene" Columbus (January 31, 1928 – August 30, 1973) was a Fairfax County Police officer.
Born in Washington, D.C., Columbus was the son of Adolph E. Columbus and the former Laura M. Bohnam and had one sister, Flora Mae.
Columbus served in the army during World War II and in the Korean War.
Following 21 years of service, Columbus retired from the force as a captain in 1970. He later joined the Orange County, Florida police department as a major, and was tasked with managing that department's records, budget, and computer operations.
Columbus and his wife June had three children: son Michael and daughters Marilyn and Diane.
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