Hugh Williamson Rowan Edit Profile
Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1915. Student Harvard, 1915-1917. Graduate Chemical Corps School, 1921, Army Industrial College, 1925.
Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1917, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, 1944. Served as division chemical officer, 89th Division, American Expeditionary Force, 1918-1919. Resigned from military service, 1919.
Chemist, Tide Water Oil Corporation, Bayonne, New Jersey, 1919-1920. With Chemical corpus, United States army, since October 1920. Served in European Theater Operations, United States Army, 1942-1945, chief chemical warfare officer, Headquarters, 1942-1945.
Reverted to grade of Colonel, 1946, serving as president The Chemical Corps Board Army Chemical Center. Maryland; became brigadier general and retired in 1953. President Shore Owners Association Lake Placid, New York, from 1963.
Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).
Married Frances Bethel, June 28, 1928. Children: Frances, Hamilton.