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Hugh Chapman Minton Edit Profile

army officer.

Hugh Chapman Minton, American army officer. Awarded Victory medal, Mexican Border medal. Member Newcomen Society, Army Ordnance Association, American Legion, Military Order World War.; Mason (32 deg, Shriner).

Background

Minton, Hugh Chapman was born on August 2, 1890 in Smithfield, Virginia, United States. Son of Junius Harvey and Sue Ada (Chapman) Minton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytech. Institute, 1911; graduate Field Artillery School, 1919. Ordnance School Technology, 1921, Army Industrial College, 1934.

Career

1 son, Hugh Chapman, Junior Began as civil engineer, 1911. Second in command Lieutenant Virginia National Guard, 1916. Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1917, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general (temporary) January 31, 1942.

Served as captain and major, World War I. Executive officer to Chief of Ordnance Department, United States Army, July 1938-June 1942. District chief, Pittsburgh Ordnance District, June 1942-November 1942.

Director, Production Division, Headquarters, Army Service Forces, November 1942-August 1945, deputy director materiel, since September 1945.

Membership

Member Newcomen Society, Army Ordnance Association, American Legion, Military Order World War. Mason (32 deg, Shriner).

Connections

Married Helen Tawney, July 19, 1918.

father:
Junius Harvey Minton

mother:
Sue Ada (Chapman) Minton

spouse:
Helen Tawney