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Clarence Hagbart Danielson, American army officer. Mason.


Danielson, Clarence Hagbart was born on August 7, 1889 in Lead, South Dakota, United States. Son of Ole and Hannah (Berg) Danielson.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1913, Command and General Staff School, 1930-1932, Army War College, 1937-1938. National War College, 1946.


Commissioned 2d lieut., Infantry, 1913, and advanced through the grades to major general, 1944. Mexican border service, 1913-1917. Mexican Punitive Expedition, 1916.

Hawaiian Department, Honolulu, T.H., 1917-1918. Inspector General Department, Camp Custer, Michigan, Camp Grant, Illinois, Washington, District of Columbia, 1918-1919. Adjunct General Department, 1923.

Adjunct General Office (both Washington, District of Columbia), 1920-1923, 1926-1930, 1933-1936. Adjutant general Harbor Defenses, Manila, Subic Bays, Fort Mills, Corregidor, P.I., 1923-1925. Assistant adjutant general 2d Army Corps Area, 1925-1926.

Adjunct General Office, Washington, 1926-1930. Assistant adjutant general, Hawaiian Division, Schofield Barracks, T.H., 1932-1933. Adjunct General Office, Washington, District of Columbia, 1933-1936.

General Staff Corps, War Department General Staff, 1936-1937. Adjutant general, United States Military Academy, 1938-1941. Adjutant general, 1st Army, Governors Island.

New York, 1941-1942; appointment director Officer Procurement Service, 1942. Commanding general Seventh Service Commanded, January 1944. Retired, October 1946.

Decorations: Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster. Army Commendation Ribbon. Distinguished Service Medal.

Estrella Abdon de Calderon, 1st Class (Ecuador).


Mason.; Clubs: Army-Navy, Columbia Country (Washington).


Married Edith May Baird, December 2, 1914. Children: Ole, Willis.

Ole Danielson

Hannah (Berg) Danielson

Edith May Baird

Ole Danielson

Willis Danielson