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army officer

Edwin Butcher, American army officer. Decorated Victory Medal, Army service prior to Pearl Harbor Ribbon; Legion of Merit, 1943. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner).; Club: Army and Navy Country (Arlington, Virginia).

Background

Butcher, Edwin was born on June 28, 1879 in Staten Island, New York, United States. Son of Daniel and Anna Amelia (Sommer) Butcher.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1904.

Career

Colonel Richard C. Hopkins), Edwin Corette. Commissioned 2d. Lieutenant, Infantry, United States Army. June 15, 1904 and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, March.

11, 1943; served in P.I., 1905-1907, 1936-1938, in the Panama Canal Zone, 1915-1918. Chief of staff, Headquarters Third Service Command, Baltimore, Maryland.

Membership

Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner). Club: Army and Navy Country (Arlington, Virginia).

Connections

Married Susan Adelaide Downing, April 8, 1915. Children: Elizabeth Susan (wife of Lieutenant.

father:
Daniel Butcher

mother:
Anna Amelia (Sommer) Butcher

spouse:
Susan Adelaide Downing

child:
Elizabeth Susan (wife of Lt Butcher