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army officer

Adam Richmond, American army officer. Awarded Legion of Merit in 1948; Oak Leaf Cluster, 1946; Honorary Commander Order Crown of Italy, 1945; Order of British Empire, 1946. Served in England, Africa and Italy; Member Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Richmond, Adam was born on September 24, 1889 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States. Son of William and Anna (Fulton) Richmond.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1912, Bachelor of Laws, 1914.

Career

Practiced law at Milwaukee, 1914-1917. Infantry captain in World War I. Commissioned captain Infantry, United States Army, 1920.

Transferred to Judge Advocate, General’s Department, 1924, and promoted through grades to brigadier general, March 1943. Went overseas 1942.

Membership

Served in England, Africa and Italy. Member Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Anna Pagenstecher, August 22, 1917. Children: Virginia (Mistress.

father:
William Richmond

mother:
Anna (Fulton) Richmond

spouse:
Anna Pagenstecher

child:
Virginia (Mrs Richmond