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army officer

Carl C. Bank, American army officer. Decorated Officer Legion of Honor (France), Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf cluster (United States).

Background

Bank, Carl C. was born on October 13, 1889 in Donnellson, Iowa, United States. Son of August Henry and Wilhelmina Lydia (Wendt) Bank.

Education

Student Highland Park College, Des Moines, Iowa, 1907-1908, Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1910-1911. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1915. Graduate Field Artillery School, battery officers course, 1921, advanced course, 1929, Chemical Warfare School, 1931, Command and General staff schedul, 1931.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1915, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general. Retired 1947.

Connections

Married Hazel Edna Malone (died 1949).

father:
August Henry Bank

mother:
Wilhelmina Lydia (Wendt) Bank

spouse:
Hazel Edna Malone