Frank Otto Bowman Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1918. Graduate Engineers School, basic course and civil engineer course, 1921.
Second lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, United States of America, 1918, and advanced through grades to major general, 1954. Chief engineer, II Corps, Jacksonville, Florida, and England, 1942. Later became engineer European Theater of Operations.
Engineer Allied Force Headquarters, England and North African Theater of Operations. Engineer, 5th Army, 1943, Headquarters Service of Supply, North Africa, April-July, 1943. Engineer 5th Army, August 1943-1945.
Engineer Yokohma Base, Japan, October 1945. Commanding Ground Forces, Okinawa, May, 1946. Assistant chief of staff, G-4, Army Ground Forces, August 1946.
Commander Columbus General, Depot, Columbus, Ohio, 1947-1949. Chief of staff, deputy commander Engineer Center, Fort Beivoir, Virginia, 1940-1953. Chief engineer United States Army Forces Far East.
1953-1955; commanding general Fort Leonard Wood. Missouri, and 6th Armored Division, 1955-1956, retired June 30, 1956.
Married Lucy Reed Curtis, June 17, 1920. Children: Frank Otto, Henry D. World War II Commissioned.