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army officer

Garland C. Black, American army officer. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star (United States); Chevalier Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with palm (France). Member Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

Black, Garland C. was born on November 14, 1894 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Hiram Craig and Lulu B. (Cone) Black.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering, University Missouri, 1917. Graduate Chemical Warfare School, officer course, 1931, Signal School, company officers course, 1933, Command and General staff schedul, 1937.

Career

Elec. engineer Kansas City Light and Power Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1917. Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1917, advanced through the grades to brigadier general.

Membership

Member Phi Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Florence M. Biegler, August 7, 1919. Children: Garland C., Marrilyn Jean (wife of Robert G. Bagby United States Navy).

father:
Hiram Craig Black

mother:
Lulu B. (Cone) Black

spouse:
Florence M. Biegler

children:
Garland C. Black

Marrilyn Jean Black (wife of Robert G. Bagby United States Navy)