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army officer

John Huston Church, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart with 2 clusters.

Background

Church, John Huston was born on June 28, 1892 in Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Elizabeth (Kime) Church.

Education

Graduate Bucknell Academy, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1910. Student New York University, 1915-1917. Graduate Infantry School, 1921, Command and General staff schedul, 1937.

Career

J. Commissioned Second lieutenant, infantry United States Army, 1917, advancing through grades to major general. Commander 24th Division, Korea, 1950. Commander Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1951-1952.

Connections

Married Jean Haller, September 1, 1922.

father:
William Church

mother:
Elizabeth (Kime) Church

spouse:
Jean Haller