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Arthur Charles Dister

Arthur Charles Dister, American entrepreneur, investor. Colonel United States Army (Korea, VietNam), 1955-1982 (silver star 1971, legion of merit 1971, 1982, purple heart 1971). Member Rotary, Seaford Yacht Club.

Background

  • Dister, Arthur Charles was born on June 5, 1933 in Cleveland. Son of Arthur Charles and Geraldine M. (Riehl) Dister.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, John Carroll University, 1955. Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1967. Postgraduate, United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1973.

      Postgraduate, Pakistan Army Staff College, Quetta, Pakistan, 1965.

    Career

    • Infantry officer United States Army, 1955-1982. Company commander I Corps, Korea, 1958-1959, 101 Airborne, Fort Campbell, 1960, battalion commander VietNam, 1970-1971. Staff officer Office of Chief of Staff, Washington, 1971-1972.

      Director Fort Curtis, Fort Eustis, Virginia, 1979-1982. Owner, operator Business Cards Tomorrow, Norfolk, since 1982. President Dister, Inc., since 1984.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Colonel United States Army (Korea, VietNam), 1955-1982 (silver star 1971, legion of merit 1971, 1982, purple heart 1971). Member Rotary, Seaford Yacht Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Louise Aulenbrandt, August 1, 1934.
    • father: Arthur Charles Dister
    • mother: Geraldine M. (Riehl) Dister
    • spouse: Barbara Louise Aulenbrandt
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    Born June 5, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1955
      John Carroll University
    • 1967
      George Washington University
    • 1973
      United States Army War College
    • 1965
      Pakistan Army Staff College
    • 1955 - 1982
      Infantry officer, United States Army
    • 1958 - 1959
      company commander I Corps
    • 1960
      company commander I Corps
      Fort Campbell, Kentucky, United States
    • 1970 - 1971
      company commander I Corps
    • 1971 - 1972
      staff officer, Office of Chief of Staff
      Washington, United States
    • 1979 - 1982
      director, Fort Curtis
      Fort Eustis, Virginia, United States
    • 1982
      owner
      Norfolk, United Kingdom
    • 1984
      president, Dister
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