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army officer.

Clift Andrus, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Soldiers Medal, Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster. Member Seal and Serpent, Scabbard and Blade, Semaphore (Cornell).

Background

Andrus, Clift was born on October 12, 1880 in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. Son of Edwin Proctor and Marie Josephine (Birdwell) Andrus.

Education

Cornell University, 1912. Field Artillery School, 1927-1928, Command and General staff schedul, 1928-1930, Army War College, 1933-1934, Naval War College, 1934-1935, 1939-1940. D.Sc (honorary), Drexel Institute Technology, 1951.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, 4th Field Artillery, 1912, advanced through grades to major general, 1945, retired, 1952.

Membership

Member Seal and Serpent, Scabbard and Blade, Semaphore (Cornell).

Connections

Married Marion Eleanor Lightfoot, February 15, 1918. Children: Margaret Josephine (deceased), Marion (Mistress.

father:
Edwin Proctor Andrus

mother:
Marie Josephine (Birdwell) Andrus

spouse:
Marion Eleanor Lightfoot

children:
Margaret Josephine Andrus (deceased)

Marion (Mrs Andrus