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Elwyn Donald Post, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Commendation medal; Order of King of Thailand.


Post, Elwyn Donald was born on November 30, 1899 in Shelby, Ohio, United States. Son of Oliver Clyde and Mary Ann (Cumberworth) Post.


Student Coe College, 1917-1919. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1923. Graduate Infantry School, 1933, Command and General Staff College, 1938.


Army), Elwyn Donald. Command. Second lieutenant, infantry, United States Army, 1923, advanced through grades to maj general, 1950. Instructor tactics, assistant commandant United States Military Academy, 1933-1937.

Chief staff Lieutenant General S. B. Buckner, Alaska, 10th Army on Okinawa, 1940-1945. Chief staff Command and General Staff College, 1946-1950. Assistant div. commander 1st Cavalry Division, Korea, 1951-1952.

G-3, Army Field Forces, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1952-1954. Deputy chief of staff United States Army, Europe, 1954. Now chief United States Army Military District Georgia, Atlanta.


Married Virginia Rodney Ewalt, September 14, 1925. Children: Patricia Ann (wife H. F. G. Boswell, British.

Oliver Clyde Post

Mary Ann (Cumberworth) Post

Virginia Rodney Ewalt

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