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army officer

Lucian King Truscott, American army officer.

Background

Truscott, Lucian King was born on January 9, 1895 in Chatfield, Texas, United States. Son of Lucian King and Maria Temple (Tully) Truscott.

Education

Certificates from Normal School, Norman, Oklahoma, 1911, Sapulpa, 1912, Eufaula, 1913.

Career

Robert Wilbourn, United States Army), Lucian King III, James Joseph. School teacher, 1911-1917. Second in command Lieutenant Cavalry, 1917.

Promoted through grades to brigadier general, October 1945. Assigned duty European Theatre of Operations. London 1942; appointed commanding general 3d Infantry Division, March 1943.

6th Corps, February 1944. 15th Army, October 1944. 5th Army, December 1944.

3d Army, Germany, October 1945. Led assault troops in invasion of Southern France, 1944.

Connections

Married Sarah Nicholas Randolph, March 29, 1919. Children: Mary Randolph (wife of Captain.

father:
Lucian King Truscott

mother:
Maria Temple (Tully) Truscott

spouse:
Sarah Nicholas Randolph

child:
Mary Randolph (wife of Capt Truscott