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Homer M. Groninger Edit Profile

army officer.

Homer M. Groninger, American army officer. Awarded Punitive Expedition medal and victory medal, World War.

Background

Groninger, Homer M. was born on July 24, 1884 in Port Royal, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of R. Elliott and Mary (McLaughlin) Groninger.

Education

Student Airyview Academy, Port Royal, Pennsylvania, 1901-1902, Pennsylvania State College, 1903-1904. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1908. Student School of Musketry, Monterey, California, 1912, Command and General staff schedul, 1918-1921 (distinguished graduate 1923), Cavalry School, 1922, Army War College, 1926.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, 1908. Promoted through grades to major general, August 2, 1942. Served in Punitive Expedition, Mexico, 1916-1917, 2d and 3d Division, Meuse Argonne, 1918, in Germany, 1918-1919.

Commander New York Port of Embarkation, Brooklyn, Fort Hamilton, New York, Fort Slocum, New York, Camp Kilmer, New Jersey, Fort Dix, New Jersey, Camp Shanks, New York.

Connections

Married Gertrude Pomeroy, September 19, 1913.

father:
R. Elliott Groninger

mother:
Mary (McLaughlin) Groninger

spouse:
Gertrude Pomeroy