John Mcauley Palmer Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1892. Honor graduated from Army School of the Line, 1909. Graduate General Staff College, 1910.
Commissioned Second lieutenant infantry, June 11, 1892. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, December 4, 1922. Served in Cuba, 1899.
Boxer Campaign, China, 1900. Instructor chemistry United States Military Academy, 1901-1906. Governor District of Lanao, P.I., 1906-1907.
General Staff Corps, 1911-1912, 16-20. Member committee appointed by Secretary of War Stimson, 1912. To report on organization of land forces of United States.
Assistant chief of staff Author: Army of the People, 1916. Statesmanship of Advertising Educational Foundation, 1917-1918. Commander 58th Infantry Brig., Meuse-Argonne offensive, 1918.
Duty as military adviser to Senate Committee on Military Affairs, 1919-1920. Member technical staff Conference on Limitation of Armament, 1921-1922. Aide-de-camp to General Pershing, 1921-1923.
Commanded 19th Infantry Brig., Canal Zone, 1923-1925. Retired, 1926; recalled to active duty, 1941-1946.
Member committee appointed by Secretary of War Stimson, 1912. Member technical staff Conference on Limitation of Armament, 1921-1922. Member of the United States Infantry Association, American Legion.
Mason.; Club: Army and Navy.
Married Maude Laning, June 14, 1893. Children: John McAuley (deceased), Mary Laning (Mistress George Helm Rockwell).