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Publishing executive , army officer

Frank Meszar, American Publishing executive, former army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Silver Star with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star with 3 oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart with oak leaf cluster; Legion of Honor; Croix de Guerre France).


Meszar, Frank was born on September 5, 1915 in East Chicago, Indiana, United States. Son of Frank Rach and Julia (Labois) Meszar.


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1940. Graduate, Army War College, 1955. Master of Business Administration, Georgia Southern College.


Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, United States Army, 1940;advanced through grades to brigadier general, United States Army, 1965;chief aviation affairs, Department Army, 1959-1962;assistant dep chief staff operations, United States Army Europe, 1962-1965;assistant deputy chief staff, Continental Army Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1965-1967;commanding general, Army Flight Training Center, Hunter Air Force Base, Georgia, 1967-1968;assistant commanding general, 1st Cavalry Division, 1969-1970;retired, 1970;vice president finance, United States Medicine, Inc., Washington, since 1970. Treasurer Professional Lithography, Inc., Washington.


President Savannah Symphony Society, 1970-1979, Savannah West Point Society, 1972, Savannah Symphony Society. Trustee Georgia Infirmary. Honorary judge Chatham County, Georgia.

Vestryman, senior warden St. John's Episcopalian Church. Member of Oglethorpe, Rotary.


Married Carla Ruth Jorgensen, May 21, 1965. Children: Frank, Sarah.

Frank Rach Meszar

Julia (Labois) Meszar

Carla Ruth Jorgensen

Frank Meszar

Sarah Meszar