Charles Harry Hans Grahl Edit Profile
Educational public schools of Iowa. Honorary degree Ames Agricultural College.
Advertising department Des Moines Register and Tribune, 1913-1910. Manager, director advertising, Des Moines Capital, 1920-1921. Assistant cashier Commercial Savings Bank, Des Moines, 1919-1924, Iowa Des Moines National Bank, 1924-1927.
Assistant adjutant general of Iowa, 1927-1932, adjutant general of Iowa, 1932-1950. With Selective Service System, 1940-1960, state director Iowa, 1940-1950. Became regional director Region III, 1950, regional field officer Philadelphia, 1950-1954, assistant chief planning officer, National Headquarters, 1954-1956, assistant to director Lieutenant General Lewis B. Hershey, 1956-1960.
Enlisted Company B, 3d infantry Iowa National Guard 1924. Overseas with 168th; commissioned major general, Iowa National Guard, 1955. Secretary Iowa Aeronautics Commission, 1934-1943.
Member Adjunct General Association of the United States (secretary 1938, president, 1939-1940, army area vice president, 1946-1947), National Guard Association of the United States (member legislative committee), National Sojourners, Argonne Post American Legion, Rainbow Division Veterans, Reserve Officers Association, Theta Xi. Mason (32 degree), Elk. Clubs: Rotary, Service Men’s, Prairie, Hyperion Field.
Methodist Men (Narbeth, Pennsylvania, Bethesda).
Married Mary Magdaline Phillips, June 12, 1923. Children: Charles Phillips, Robert Louis.