Lorenzo Dow GASSER Edit Profile
Educational public schools, Tiffin, O. Graduated from the United States General Staff College, Langres, France, 1918. Graduated from Army War College, Washington, 1921.
Lieutenant Colonel. 1920, Colonel, since 1928. Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel National. Army during World War.
Served on General Staff, War Department, 1917-1918. Recorder, War Council, 1918. With American Expeditionary Forces, France and Germany, 1918-1919.
Secretary, War Department, General Staff, 1921-1925. Executive Officer, Office Chief of Infantry. since 1928. Participated In Aisne-Marne Defensive, St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne Offensives.
Awarded Distinguished Service Medal by United States Government, and Chevalier, Legion of Honor by French Government. Awarded medals in Spanish American War, 1898, Philippine Insurrection, 1899- 1903, Cuban Occupation, 1906-1909, Mexico, 1916. Victory Medal during World War, 1917-1918.
Member: F. & Master of Arts. American Legion; Military Order of the Carabao. Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia), Chevy Chase (Chevy Chase, Maryland).
Spouse Molly Sugrue, September 6, 1904, San Francisco, California.