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army officer.

Joseph N. Dalton, American army officer. Club: Army-Navy (Washington).


Dalton, Joseph N. was born on June 27, 1892 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of David Nicholas and Louisa Wilson (Bitting) Dalton.


Student of University of South, 1912-1913, grad.


Instructor Culver Summer School, 1912. Assistant commandant and commandant of cadets Sewanee Military Academy, 1912-1916. Second in command Lieutenant United States Army, 1916, advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1942.

Major general, 1943; served as company and battalion commander 55th Infantry, American Expeditionary Force, World War I. American member food committee Interallied Rhineland High Commission, 1919-1920. With American Relief Administrn., Moscow, 1922.

Aide to Major General Hanson Ely, 2d Corps Area, 1928-1931. Assistant chief of Staff G-2, 2d Corps Area, 1935-1938. Adjutant general IV Corps, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1940.

Adjutant general, I Corps, Columbia, South Carolina., 1940-1941. Adjutant general P.R. Department, 1941-1942. Director personnel Army Service Forces, 1942-1946.

Retired as major general, 1946.


Club: Army-Navy (Washington).


David Nicholas Dalton

Louisa Wilson (Bitting) Dalton