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Ewing E. Booth

Ewing E. Booth, American army officer. Served as chief of staff Eastern Department, June-August 1917.

Background

  • BOOTH, Ewing E was born on February 28, 1870 in Bowers Mills, Newton Company, Missouri, United States. Son of Nathaniel and Martha (Dunkle) Booth.

  • Education

    • Honor Graduate Infantry and Cavalry School, 1903. Stall College, 1905; War College, 1924.

    Career

    • Colonel, N.A., 1918; Brigadier General, N.A., 1918. Colonel, Regular Army, 1920. Brigadier General, 1924, Major General, Regular Army, since 1929.

      Chief of Staff, Eastern Department, 1917, 77 N.A. Division, 1917-1918. Command 8 Brigadier, 4 Division, Regular Army, 1918-1919. Participated, French Sector activities, Second Marne Offensive, St. Mihiel salient offensive, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, 1918.

      With Army of Occupation. Germany, 1918-1919; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-l, Service of Supply, 1919. Chief of Staff, same, American Forces in France.

      1919-1920; Deputy Allied High Commissioner to Armenia, 1920. Assistant Commdt. and Director General Service Schools, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1920-1923. Command, 4 Cavalry, Fort Ringgold, Texas, 1924, first Cavalry Brigadier, first Cavalry Division, Fort Clark, Texas, 1924-1925.

      Commandant, Cavalry School. Fort Riley, Kansas, 1925-1927. Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4 War Department, since 1927.

      Clubs.: Army and Navy. Army, Navy and Marine Corps Country.

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    Served as chief of staff Eastern Department, June-August 1917.

    Connections

    • Spouse Elizabeth Williams, December 29, 1893, Aspen, Colorado.
    • father: Nathaniel Booth
    • mother: Martha Booth
    • spouse: Elizabeth Williams
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    Died February 19, 1949
    (aged 78)
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