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army officer

Frederick Willis Manley, American army officer. Decorated Purple Heart; World War Medal with 3 stars; Occupation Mexico (Vera Cruz); Legion of Honor (France); Officer Order of the Crown (Belgium); Officer Order of the Crown (Italy); Distinguished Service Medal; Philippine Commonwealth; Peace of Morocco (Spain).

Background

Manley, Frederick Willis was born on May 2, 1881 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Son of Willis Henry and Mary Ellen (Follett) Manley.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1905.

Career

1 daughter, Helen Pendleton (Mistress Max S. Johnson). Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1905, and advanced through the grades to brig. general, October 1942. Commanding general, Camp Rucker, Alabama, 1942-1944.

Retired from active service, January 1, 1944.

Membership

Clubs: Army and Navy, Chevy Chase (Washington, District of Columbia). Member, Madrid, Spain).

Connections

Married Lucia Bayne Grady, June 1, 1909.

father:
Willis Henry Manley

mother:
Mary Ellen (Follett) Manley

spouse:
Lucia Bayne Grady