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army officer.

James Washington Curtis, American army officer. Awarded Silver Star, French Fourragère. member of faculty, Infantry School, 1935-1939; Member Phi Kappa Tau.; Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner).

Background

Curtis, James Washington was born on October 3, 1888 in Jefferson City, Missouri, United States. Son of Richard Washington and Virginia Lee (Cooper) Curtis.

Education

Educated Kentucky Military Institute and University of Pennsylvania. Grad United States Infantry School, 1923. Command and General staff schedul, 1928.

Career

Commissioned Lieutenant, infantry, United States Army, 1917, advanced through the grades to brigadier general, 1943. Instructor Cornell Univercity, 1928-1932. Member of faculty, Infantry School, 1935-1939.

Chief of staff Replacement and School Command, Army Ground Forces.

Membership

Member of faculty, Infantry School, 1935-1939. Member Phi Kappa Tau. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner).

Connections

Married Muriel Alberta Cothran, February 7, 1924. Children: Virginia Cothran, James Washington.

father:
Richard Washington Curtis

mother:
Virginia Lee (Cooper) Curtis

spouse:
Muriel Alberta Cothran

children:
Virginia Cothran Curtis

James Washington Curtis