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army officer.

Alden George Strong, American army officer. Awarded Legion of Merit; honorary Commander British Empire (Military div.). member United States Army of Occupation, Germany, 1919-1923. Commanded 61st California (Anti-Aircraft, 1925-1928); Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Strong, Alden George was born on January 1, 1885 in Goddard, Kansas, United States. Son of Walter Davis and Mary Ida (Anderson) Strong.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, Kansas State Agricultural College, 1911. Graduate advance course, Coast Artillery School, 1924, Command General Staff, 1925, Army War College, 1933, Naval War College, 1934.

Career

Peter Semenoff, United States Infantry), Nancy Alden (wife of B. T. Kinsey). Commissioned Second lieutenant, Coast Artillery Corps, December 20, 1911. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, United States Army, September 29, 1941.

Commanded 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, 14th Division, 1918, Camp Custer, Michigan. Adjutant Postal Express Service Advertising Educational Foundation (Paris), 1919. Member United States Army of Occupation, Germany, 1919-1923.

Commanded 61st California (Anti-Aircraft, 1925-1928). Instructor Command and General staff schedul, 1928-1932. Deputy chief of staff and assistant chief of staff (operations), Headquarters First Army, 1934-1938.

To overseas assignment. Commanding general Bermuda Base command, 1941-1944. Hawaian Seacoast Artillery, 1945.

Western Pacific Base Command, Saipan, 1945. Retired 1946.

Religion

Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.

Politics

Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

Views

All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to any person.

Membership

Member United States Army of Occupation, Germany, 1919-1923. Commanded 61st California (Anti-Aircraft, 1925-1928). Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Anne Gerry Butterfield, September 2, 1914. Children: Anne Gerry (wife of Captain.

father:
Walter Davis Strong

mother:
Mary Ida (Anderson) Strong

spouse:
Anne Gerry Butterfield

child:
Anne Gerry (wife of Capt Strong