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army officer

Henry A. Barber, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Cross (United States); Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with Palm (France), World War I.

Background

Barber, Henry A. was born on July 31, 1896 in Fort Reno, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Henry Anson and Inez (Smith) Barber.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1917. Graduate Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1922. Command and General staff schedul, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1935, Army War College, 1937.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant Infantry United States Army, 1917, advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1943. Served on War Department General Staff, 1937-1938, 41-43. Participated in seizure of Adak, Aleutian Islands, 1942.

Connections

Married Margaret Wahl, August 16, 1920. Children: Henry Anson, III, Natalie (deceased), Anne.

father:
Henry Anson Barber

mother:
Inez (Smith) Barber

spouse:
Margaret Wahl

children:
Henry Anson Barber

III Barber

Natalie Barber (deceased)

Anne Barber