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army officer

James Corde Dozier, American army officer. Decorated Congressional Medal of Honor, Purple Heart (United States); Military Cross (Great Britain); Croix de Guerre and medal. Chevalier Legion of Honor (France); War Cross (Italy); medal (Portugal); medal (Montenegrin). Motion picture, The Price of Peace, made under auspices United States Government, shows Lieutenant Dozier in act of charging a nest of machine guns.

Background

Dozier, James Corde was born on February 17, 1885 in Gallivants Ferry. South Carolina. Son of John Henry and Julia Marie (Best) Dozier.

Education

Student Wofford College, 1 year.

Career

June 10, 1920; children—James C., Donald Preston. With Butler Brothers. New York City, 1908; with National Union Bank, Rock Hill, South Carolina., later secretary State Board Public Welfare, Columbia.

Adjutant general South Carolina., 1926-1959, also director civil defense under act of General Assembly.

Membership

Member of the board visitors The Citadel. Served on Mexican border with South Carolina. National Guard. 1916.

Member American Legion, 40 and 8. Disabled American Veterans Veterans Foreign Wars. Mason.; Rotarian.

Connections

Married Margaret Tallulah Little. Children: James C., Donald Preston.

father:
John Henry Dozier

mother:
Julia Marie (Best) Dozier

spouse:
Margaret Tallulah Little.

children:
James C. Dozier

Donald Preston Dozier