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army officer

Addison D. Davis, American army officer. Awarded medals for Philippine Campaign, Mexican Punitive Expedition, World War I, Yangste Valley Campaign, 1932; American, European Theatre medals, World World War II, Legion of Merit and Legion of Honor of Haiti. Member American Medical Association, Association Military Surgeons, Beta Theta Pi, Nu Sigma Nu.

Background

Davis, Addison D. was born on January 23, 1883 in New Richmond, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert Allen and Frances Marshall (Dimmitt) Davis.

Education

Student Miami University, 1900-1902, U. Cincinnati, 1902-1904. Doctor of Medicine Jefferson Medical College, 1906. Student Army Medical School, 1908-1909, Medical Field Service School, 1934.

Honorary Doctor of Science., Dickinson College, 1943.

Career

Began as physician, 1907. Commissioned First lieutenant Medical Corps, United States Army, June 2, 1909, advanced through grades to brigadier general, December 19, 1940. Served as lieutenant colonel during World War I.

Membership

Member American Medical Association, Association Military Surgeons, Beta Theta Pi, Nu Sigma Nu.

Connections

Married Alma Virginia McAllister, October 16, 1907. Children: Addison D., Robert McAllister.

father:
Robert Allen Davis

mother:
Frances Marshall (Dimmitt) Davis

spouse:
Alma Virginia McAllister

children:
Robert McAllister Davis

Addison D. Davis