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John Warren Joyes, American army officer. Member Army Ordnance Association, Loyal Legion.; Club: Chevy Chase.


Joyes, John Warren was born on April 17, 1870 in Waterloo, New York, United States. Son of James J. and Charlotte L. (Stratton) Joyes.


Graduate 5th in class of 52, United States Military Academy, 1894.


Second lieutenant 5th Artillery, June 12, 1894. Promoted through grades to colonel, May 15, 1917, assistant chief or ordnance, with rank of brigadier general, 1923-1927. Chief of ordnance field service, 1925-1927.

At Army Industrial College, 1927-1928. In ordnance department of the United States Army since 1897. Served as chief ordnance officer Southern, Philippines and Western departments, 2d Corps Area, etc.

Chief of nitrate div., World War, in charge government’s work in fixation of nitrogen, including Muscle Shoals. Toured Europe, 1919, to investigate status of nitrogen fixation. Appointed chief of technical staff, Ordnance Office, 1921.


Member Army Ordnance Association, Loyal Legion. Club: Chevy Chase.


Married Georgiana M. Butler, June 14, 1904. Children: John Warren, Georgiana Butler, Charlotte P. Commissioned.

James J. Joyes

Charlotte L. (Stratton) Joyes

Georgiana M. Butler

John Warren Joyes

Georgiana Butler Joyes

Charlotte P. Commd Joyes