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Brice P. Disque

Brice P. Disque, American army officer, executive. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Commander Order S.S. Maurice and Lazarus (Italy); commendation from goverments of Great Britain and France.

Background

  • Disque, Brice P. was born on July 19, 1879 in California, Ohio, United States. Son of Henry Jacob and Ella (Pursell) Disque.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Cincinnati, O., and Walnut Hill School. Distinguished graduate Infantry and Cavalry School, 1906, Army Staff College, 1907.

    Career

    • Served from Second lieutenant to brigadier general, United States Army, 1899-1919. Brigadier general United States Army Reserve Corps, 1919-1949. Served in Philippine Insurrection and World War.

      Captured Aguinaldo’s southern commander, Emeterio Funes, and his troops, February 21, 1901.

    Membership

    Served from Second lieutenant to brigadier general, United States Army, 1899-1919. Served as manager of Michigan State Prison (developed system providing gainful employment for all inmates and operated the prison at profit without financial aid from State), 1916-1917. Member S.R.; Member Disciples of Christ Church.

    Clubs: Metropolitan, Uptown (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Florence Coulter, October 22, 1901. Children: Brice Pursell, Gordon Coulter.
    • father: Henry Jacob Disque
    • mother: Ella (Pursell) Disque
    • spouse: Mary Florence Coulter
    • children: Brice Pursell Disque
    • Gordon Coulter Disque
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    Born July 19, 1879
    Died March, 1960
    (aged 80)
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