ALBERT CARLSON, FORMER JOFC MANAGER, DIES

ALBERT CARLSON, FORMER JOFC MANAGER, DIES

Albert C. Carlson, former sales manager for The Journal of Commerce's Transportation Telephone Tickler, died Saturday at his home in Littleton, Colo. He was 75.

The cause of death was prostate cancer.Mr. Carlson joined the Journal in March 1969, rising through the ranks until his retirement in March 1986. He was responsible for sales of the Journal's four-volume North American directory of transportation service.

He was best known to his friends and colleagues as a good salesman and a very hard worker. The publication thrived under his leadership.

Mr. Carlson, a World War II veteran in the U.S. Navy, received the purple heart for injuries he suffered in the battle of Savo Island.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Vasa Order of America, BPO Elks and American Legion.

Survivors include two daughters, Virginia "Ginny" Johnson, and Cynthia ''Cindy" Clark, and one son, Bruce Carlson.

Services will be Wednesday at the Fluvanna Cemetery, Fluvanna, N.Y.