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army officer

Joseph Powell Tracy, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal (United States). Served in Cuba, Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection; Member General Staff Corps, 1907-1911, assistant commandant Army War College, 1930-1931.

Background

Tracy, Joseph Powell was born on October 4, 1874 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Burr Ridgway and Anna (Putnam) Tracy.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1896, School Submarine Defense, Fort Totten, New York, 1905, Army War College, 1920, Naval War College, 1921.

Career

Commissioned add. Second lieutenant artillery, United States Army, June 12, 1896. Advanced through grades to colonel, June 27, 1920. Brigadier general, May 22, 1931.

Membership

Served in Cuba, Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection. Member General Staff Corps, 1907-1911, assistant commandant Army War College, 1930-1931. Clubs: Army and Navy, Army, Navy and Marine Corps Country (Washington).

Connections

Married Jeanne West Wood, April. Children: Jeanne Wood, Maxwell Wood.

father:
Burr Ridgway Tracy

mother:
Anna (Putnam) Tracy

spouse:
Jeanne West Wood

children:
Jeanne Wood Tracy

Maxwell Wood Tracy