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John Y. York Edit Profile

Air force officer

John Y. York, American air force officer. Member Beta Theta Pi.; Club: Army and Navy Country (Washington).

Background

York, John Y. was born on April 10, 1890 in Yorkville, Wayne County, West Virginia, United States. Son of James Franklin and Dora (Billups) New York.

Education

Bachelor of Science, West Virginia University, 1913. Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1916. Graduated from Army Industrial College, 1927.

Master of Business Administration, Harvard Graduate School Business Administration, 1929. Graduated from Army War College, 1938.

Career

Began legal practice, 1916. Entered army, 1917 as Second lieutenant Air Corps. Commissioned regular army, 1920.

Promoted through grades to major general, 1944.

Membership

Member Beta Theta Pi. Club: Army and Navy Country (Washington).

Connections

Married Ida Lee Harris, December 6, 1917. Children: Elizabeth Anne, Ida Louise, Isla Jean.

father:
James Franklin York

mother:
Dora (Billups) York

spouse:
Ida Lee Harris

children:
Elizabeth Anne York

Ida Louise York

Isla Jean York