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army officer.

Edmund Bristol Gregory, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal (2); Legion of Honor (French); officer British Empire.

Background

Gregory, Edmund Bristol was born on July 4, 1882 in Storm Lake, Iowa, United States. Son of Frank Buckingham and Emily Hatch (Bristol) Gregory.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1904. Master of Business Administration, Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, 1929. Army War College, 1936-1937.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant Infantry, United States Army, 1904, advanced through the grades to colonel Question Manager Corps, 1935. Lieutenant general, Question Manager General, 1945. Post Question Manager and Commissary, Philippines, 1908-1910.

Fort Harrison, Montana, 1910-1911. Instructor history and English, United States Military Academy, 1911-1912. General Supply Depot, Jeffersonville, Indiana, 1917-1921.

Transferred to Quartermaster Corps., 1920. In charge Question Manager Columbus General Depot, 1921. Settlement War Department contracts, Shanghai, China, 1922-1924.

New York National Guard, 1924-1927. Office Question Manager General, Washington, 1929-1933. Headquarters 2d Corps Area, 1933-1936.

Office Question Manager General 1937. Question Manager General, 1940-1946. Chairman War Assets Corporation, 1946.

Administrator, War Assets Administration, 1946, retired 1946.

Connections

Married Verna Ellsworth Green, July 19, 1911.

father:
Frank Buckingham Gregory

mother:
Emily Hatch (Bristol) Gregory

spouse:
Verna Ellsworth Green