Val Forgett

Male, Deceased Person

1930 – 2002

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Who was Val Forgett?

Val J. Forgett, Jr., Founder of Navy Arms Company, Inc. and internationally recognized as the "father of the modern replica firearms business". Forgett created over 100 different replica firearms models in his lifetime. Forgett was President of the National Firearms Museum, Chairman of the United States International Muzzle Loading Team, leading the U.S. to five consecutive World Championships, a feat unmatched to this day. An avid big-game hunter, Forgett was recognized by Safari Club International as the first person in over 100 years to take all "Big Five" game species of Africa with a muzzle-loading rifle.

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Born
Jul 31, 1930
Died
Nov 25, 2002

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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