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army officer.

James Kirk, American army officer. Member Army Ordnance Association, Alpha Tau Omega.; Club: Army and Navy Country (Arlington, Virginia).

Background

Kirk, James was born on February 24, 1890 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of James Edgar and Eunice Louisa (Gladwin) Kirk.

Education

Student Sewanee Military Academy, Tennessee, 1903-1905, University of Florida, 1905-1908. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1912.

Career

1 son, James Edgar. Commissioned Second lieutenant coast artillery, United States Army, June 12, 1912, and advanced through the grades to major general, 1944. Ordnance proof officer, 1917-1922. Chief of maintenance, Ordnance Department, 1927-1931.

Works manager Watertown Arsenal, 1934-1938. Officer in charge Small Arms Ammunition Factory, Frankford Arsenal, 1938-1942. Chief Small Arms Branch.

Ordnance Department, 1942-1946. Assistant chief of Ordnance, United States Army.

Membership

Member Army Ordnance Association, Alpha Tau Omega. Club: Army and Navy Country (Arlington, Virginia).

Connections

Married Mildred E. Collins, August 8, 1912.

father:
James Edgar Kirk

mother:
Eunice Louisa (Gladwin) Kirk

spouse:
Mildred E. Collins