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army officer

Charles Gould Morton, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal; Croix de Guerre with two palms; and Commander Legion of Honor (France). Served on frontier, in Philippines, in Panama, Texas border.

Background

Morton, Charles Gould was born on January 15, 1861 in Cumberland, Maine, United States. Son of Allen and Mary A. (Colley) Morton.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1883, Army War College, 1905.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, June 13, 1883. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, July 14, 1916. Major general, June 17, 1917.

Membership

Served on frontier, in Philippines, in Panama, Texas border.

Connections

Married Ida Hastings, October 15, 1885 (died 1921). Married second, Eleanor M. Huff, June 14, 1922.

father:
Allen Morton

mother:
Mary A. (Colley) Morton

spouses:
Ida Hastings

Eleanor M. Huff