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army officer.

Harry Fouts Hazlett, American army officer. Decorated Belgian War Cross, Distinguished Service Medal. Member Sigma Nu.


Hazlett, Harry Fouts was born on April 17, 1884 in Deersville, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas Bone and Emma Amelia (Fouts) Hazlett.


Bachelor of Philosophy, Mount Union College, 1904, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1944. Graduate Infantry School, 1926, Commanded and General staff schedul, 1927, Army War College, 1933.


Began as athletic director and coach, 1906. Commissioned First lieutenant Ohio National Guard, 1904, and advanced through the grades to major, 1919. Commissioned major, Regular Army, July 1, 1920, and advanced through grades to brigadier general, September 9, 1942, major general, March 18, 1943.

Served with 10th Ohio Infantry, 134th Machine Gun Battalion, 135th Machine Gun Battalion, and div. machine gun officer, 37th Division, 1917-1919. Chief of staff, Replacement and School Command, Army Ground Forces, 1942-1943. Command of replacement and school command, Army Ground Forces, Birmingham, Alabama, March 1943-June 1946.

Commander 86th Infantry Division and Philippine Ground Force Commanded 1946-1947. Commanded 2d Major Port, March-June 1947. Retired October 1947.


Member Sigma Nu.


Married Ona Estelle Douglass, August 23, 1906. Children: Robert Thomas, Paul Frederick, Ruth Emma (Mistress.

Thomas Bone Hazlett

Emma Amelia (Fouts) Hazlett

Ona Estelle Douglass

Robert Thomas Hazlett

Paul Frederick Hazlett

Ruth Emma (Mrs Hazlett