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Charles M. Milliken Edit Profile

army officer.

Charles M. Milliken, American army officer. Decorated Victory Medal, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Oisne-Aisne, Meuse-Argonne, Toul Sector and Army of Occupation medals. Mason.

Background

Milliken, Charles M. was born on August 4, 1888 in Bridgewater, Maine, United States. Son of Elmer E. and Bertha M. (Lawrence) Milliken.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1914. Graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1931, Army War College, 1937.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, Infantry, United States Army, June 12, 1914, and advanced through the grades to brig. general, November 1941, major general, 1944. Served with American Expeditionary Forces, April 1917-June 1918. Commander 302d Field Signal Batn., 77th Division.

Executive officer, Office of Chief Signal Officer, 3d Army, and signal officer of Base 5, Brest. Commanding general Central Signal Corps Replacement Training Center, Camp Crowder, Missouri. Post commander Camp Crowder, June 1945-April 1946, Camp Polk, Louisiana, April-June 1946.

Commanding general, Training Center, Fort Dix, New Jersey, from July 1946.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Francis Painter, September 19, 1916. Children: Morton E., William Seth, Jane Frances.

father:
Elmer E. Milliken

mother:
Bertha M. (Lawrence) Milliken

spouse:
Francis Painter

children:
Morton E. Milliken

William Seth Milliken

Jane Frances Milliken