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Howard Louis Peckham, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, United States Army. Club: Army and Navy (Washington.


Peckham, Howard Louis was born on May 29, 1897 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frank E. and Frances E. (Beckwith) Peckham.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1918. Graduate Infantry School, 1926, Command and General staff schedul, 1940.


Commissioned Second lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, November 1, 1918, and advanced through the grades to major general, United States Army, April 1952. Chief of staff, 8th Armored Division, Fort Knox, Kentucky, April-July 1942. Combat commander, 12th Armored Division, August 1942-October 1943.

Director fuels and lubricants div., Office Question Manager General, October 1943-March 1946. Director procurement div., Office Question Manager General, January-June 1946. Air Question Manager, Hq.

Army Air Forces, June 1946-April 1947. Commanding general, American Graves Registration Commanded, European Area, Paris, 1947-1949. Commanding general New York Question Manager Procurement Agency, 1950-1951.

Acting deputy Question Manager general, 1951-1952. Commanding general Fort Lee, Virginia, 1952-1954. Chief Army & Air Force Exchange Service, 1954-1972.


Club: Army and Navy (Washington.


Married Marion Davis Shaw, June 16, 1925. Children: Howard Louis, Jean Anne.

Frank E. Peckham

Frances E. (Beckwith) Peckham

Marion Davis Shaw

Howard Louis Peckham

Jean Anne Peckham