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army officer

John Tupper Cole, American army officer. Awarded Legion of Merit, Silver Star, Bronze Star (with four oak leaf clusters), Army commendation ribbon, Purple Heart. member United Nations Military committee, 1950; Member Olympic Equestrian Team, 1930.; Member Army Athletic Association, United States Armour Association, United States Olympic Committee, National Horse Show (directory); Club: Huntington Country.

Background

Cole, John Tupper was born on July 23, 1895 in West Point, New York, United States. Son of James Alfred and Mary (Tupper) Cole.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1917.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1917, and advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1950. Cavalry School, 1923, 1929, 1930. Student Command and staff schedul, 1937.

Served American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919. E.T.O., 1942-1945; special services, Washington 1946-1949. Commanding officer, M.D.W., 1949-1950.

Member United Nations Military committee, 1950. Chief Military Assistance Advisory Group, Bangkok, Thailand, 1951-1952. Assistant director commander 3d Armored Division, Fort Knox, from 1952.

Membership

Member United Nations Military committee, 1950. Member Olympic Equestrian Team, 1930. Member Army Athletic Association, United States Armour Association, United States Olympic Committee, National Horse Show (directory).

Club: Huntington Country.

Connections

Married Janet MacKay, January 6, 1927. Children: Jean Tupper, Frederick MacKay.

father:
James Alfred Cole

mother:
Mary (Tupper) Cole

spouse:
Janet MacKay

children:
Jean Tupper Cole

Frederick MacKay Cole