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army officer.

Herbert Towle Perrin, American army officer. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Perrin, Herbert Towle was born on September 8, 1893 in Platville, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John William and Harriet Naylor (Towle) Perrin.

Education

Student Western Reserve University, 1912-1915. Bachelor of Philosophy, Kenyon College (O.), 1916, Doctor of Laws, 1946. A.M. Princeton, 1917.

Graduate Infantry School, 1923, Commanded and General staff schedul, 1933.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, October 26, 1917, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, April 2, 1943. Served as 2d and First lieutenant, World War. I. Assistant chief of staff G-3, Headquarters Phil.

Department 1938-1940. War Dept General Staff 1940-1942. Chief of staff, 76th Infantry Division, 1942.

Commanding general 106th Infantry Division December 22, 1944. Decorations: Distinguished Service Cross, Legion of Merit. French Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with Palms.

Membership

Member Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Connections

Married Anne Wilby, October 1, 1921. Children: Susanne Wilby, Herbert Towle.

father:
John William Perrin

mother:
Harriet Naylor (Towle) Perrin

spouse:
Anne Wilby

children:
Susanne Wilby Perrin

Herbert Towle Perrin