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Reverend John J. Mainor

Calvary Cemetery
Section 3, Block 3, Lot 27, Space SW
(March 2nd, 1864 - July 5th, 1934)

 Rev. John J. Mainor  picture

Rev. Mainor was a resident of Norfolk for over 30 years. He served as pastor of Mt. Zion Church in Norfolk County and Saint Matthew’s Church in Princess Anne County. In addition to being a minister, he was one of the founding members of the Knights of Gideon and held the post of Supreme Commander for 37 years. He was married to Alice J. Mainor (1876-1946). They are interred together at Calvary.

New Journal and Guide (1921-2003); Jul 14, 1934;
ProQuest Historical Newspapers Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003)
pg. 8

Biographical information provided by Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries.

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Admission Cost: Free

Address: 1600 St. Julian Ave., Norfolk, VA 23504

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