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army officer

Clifton Augustine Pritchett, American army officer. Mason (32°, Knights Templar, Shriner).

Background

Pritchett, Clifton Augustine was born on December 6, 1888 in Baltimore. Son of Captain Thomas A. and Cora Elizabeth (Marlatt) Pritchett.

Education

Attended U. Maryland, 1907-1910. Graduate Infantry School Company Officers, 1922, Field Officers, 1927, Command and General Staff College, 1930. Field Officers Chemical Warfare School, 1930.

Career

Clifton Augustine. Commissioned 2d lieut., First lieutenant (1950) Maryland. National Guard, 1912-1917. Captain, United States Army, 1918, advancing through grades to colonel, 1941.

Assigned General Pershing’s Staff, GHQ, American Expeditionary Force, 1918-1919. Chief of staff, G.S.C. Military District of Washington, 1942-1947. Vice president United States Infantry Journal, Inc., 1946-1950.

Membership

Mason (32°, Knights Templar, Shriner). Clubs: Army and Navy, United States Naval Gun Factory, Carabao, Officers (Washington).

Connections

Married Elsie May Freedenburg. Children: Jacqueline Anne (Mistress.

father:
Captain Thomas A. Pritchett

mother:
Cora Elizabeth (Marlatt) Pritchett

spouse:
Elsie May Freedenburg

child:
Jacqueline Anne (Mrs Pritchett