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Ewing E. Booth

Major General United States Army

Ewing E. Booth, American army officer. Served as chief of staff Eastern Department, June-August 1917.


BOOTH, Ewing E was born on February 28, 1870 in Bowers Mills, Newton Company, Missouri, United States. Son of Nathaniel and Martha (Dunkle) Booth.


Honor Graduate Infantry and Cavalry School, 1903. Stall College, 1905; War College, 1924.


Colonel, N.A., 1918; Brigadier General, N.A., 1918. Colonel, Regular Army, 1920. Brigadier General, 1924, Major General, Regular Army, since 1929.

Chief of Staff, Eastern Department, 1917, 77 N.A. Division, 1917-1918. Command 8 Brigadier, 4 Division, Regular Army, 1918-1919. Participated, French Sector activities, Second Marne Offensive, St. Mihiel salient offensive, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, 1918.

With Army of Occupation. Germany, 1918-1919; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-l, Service of Supply, 1919. Chief of Staff, same, American Forces in France.

1919-1920; Deputy Allied High Commissioner to Armenia, 1920. Assistant Commdt. and Director General Service Schools, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1920-1923. Command, 4 Cavalry, Fort Ringgold, Texas, 1924, first Cavalry Brigadier, first Cavalry Division, Fort Clark, Texas, 1924-1925.

Commandant, Cavalry School. Fort Riley, Kansas, 1925-1927. Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4 War Department, since 1927.

Clubs.: Army and Navy. Army, Navy and Marine Corps Country.


Served as chief of staff Eastern Department, June-August 1917.


Spouse Elizabeth Williams, December 29, 1893, Aspen, Colorado.

Nathaniel Booth

Martha Booth

Elizabeth Williams