Project Pericles is saddened by the passing of long-time Board of Advisors member, Ambassador James C. Hormel. Ambassador Hormel served on our Board of Advisors since the beginning of the organization in 2001. He was deeply committed to civic engagement and advocating for human rights. Ambassador Hormel will be greatly missed.
He survived by his husband, Michael Hormel; five children, Alison, Anne, Elizabeth, Jimmy and Sarah; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
New York Times Obituary:
"James Hormel, America’s First Openly Gay Ambassador, Dies at 88"