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consultant , army officer

Frank Jarvis Atwood, American army officer, consultant. Decorated Legion of Merit, 1946. Member National Defense Research Committee, 1940-1942.; Member American Ordnance Association, Sons of the American Revolution, Purchasing Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Association, Sigma Xi.; Mason (Shriner).

Background

Atwood, Frank Jarvis was born on April 27, 1891 in LeRaysville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Hollis H. and Alice (Bosworth) Atwood.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington State College, 1914. Bachelor of Science and graduate work, University of Michigan, 1915. Graduate Coast Artillery School, 1921, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1921-1923.

Graduated from Army Industrial College, Washington, District of Columbia, 1932, Army War College, Washington, 1933.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1916, advanced through grades to colonel, October 1941. Served in Coast Artillery, 1916-1921, Ordnance Department, 1921-1945, design Ordnance optical instruments, Frankford Arsenal, Pennsylvania, 1923-1925. Associate professor metallurgy and ordnance engineering, Stanford University, California, 1925-1929.

Procurement duties Office Assistant Secretary of War, 1929-1932. Instructor Army Industrial College, 1929-1932. Chief, Ordnance Department tank and automotive testing division, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland., 1935-1937.

Ordnance officer Armored Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 1937-1940. Chief, artillery tank and automotive division, Ordnance Department technical staff, Washington, District of Columbia, 1940-1941. Chief, Rochester Ordnance Procurement District, 1942-1945.

Retired as colonel United States Army, 1945. Director purchases Remington Rand, Incorporated, New York York, 1945-1946, assistant vice-president and director procurement, inventory control and traffic departments, 1946-1947, vice president, 1947-1956.

Membership

Member National Defense Research Committee, 1940-1942. Member American Ordnance Association, Sons of the American Revolution, Purchasing Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Association, Sigma Xi. Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: University (New York City).

Connections

Married Jean McBean, 1927.; married second, Lucienne Fauchere, February 8, 1964. Children: John W., Mistress Allie Burton, Junior.

father:
Hollis H. Atwood

mother:
Alice (Bosworth) Atwood

spouses:
Jean McBean

Lucienne Fauchere

children:
John W. Atwood

Mistress Allie Burton Atwood

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