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John Frank Bell

Forest Lawn Cemetery

John Frank Bell was a prominent civic leader in Norfolk for many years.  He worked as the managing director for the Atlantic Hotel and was president of the Norfolk Tidewater Hotel Association.  In addition to his business interests, Bell also served as a Norfolk city council member.  Bell died in August of 1944.



Washington Post, “J. Frank Bell Dies; Norfolk Civic Leader,” Washington Post, August 25, 1944.           

Biographical information provided by Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries.

Visitor Information

Visitor Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

Office hours: Monday to Sunday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Free parking inside cemetery.

Admission Cost: Free

Address: 8100 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505

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