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Karl H. Horn


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Karl H. Horn

Mr. Karl H. Horn passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Forest Cove Nursing Home in Jackson, TN.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Trudy Horn in 1992 and is survived by his son, Wil (Kim) Horn of Jackson, TN.

Born in Hannover Germany September 20, 1923, Mr. Horn emigrated to the U.S. in 1951, residing in the Chicago area most of his life.

He was Executive Vice President of Zenith Electronics Corp and President of their Systems and Components Group until his retirement in 1987. Mr. Horn was a pioneer in the color television industry and holds a number of patents in that field. After his retirement from Zenith, Mr. Horn worked as a private consultant and also served on the Board of Directors for Corus Bank Group in the Chicago area.

Private services will be held in Jackson, TN.

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Published in The Jackson Sun on May 11, 2014
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