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army officer

Herbert Owen Williams, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal (United States).

Background

Williams, Herbert Owen was born on August 5, 1866 in Fulton, Mississippi, United States. Son of John Dickson and Elizabeth (Marion) Williams.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1891, Infantry and Cavalry School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1897, Army War College, 1912.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant infantry, United States of America, June 12, 1891. Advanced through grades to colonel (temporary), August 5, 1917. Colonel regular army, February 16, 1920.

Brigadier general, September 24, 1926.

Connections

Married Gertrude Ione Edwards, November 22, 1919.

father:
John Dickson Williams

mother:
Elizabeth (Marion) Williams

spouse:
Gertrude Ione Edwards