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Marine officer

Maurice Clinton Gregory, American marine officer. Awarded Legion of Merit, campaign, expeditionary and defense medals, commendation letters from Secretary of Navy, Secretary of Treasury and Marine commanding general, Medal of Merit (Nicaragua), World War I and II medals, Good Conduct medal. Member Military Society of America Engineers, Military Order of World War, Marine Corps League, American Legion, U. League.; Club: Rotary.

Background

Gregory, Maurice Clinton was born on October 9, 1881 in Cresco, Iowa, United States. Son of Isaac and Anna B. (Allen) Gregory.

Education

Graduate Cresco High School, 1897. Student, United States Army Subsistence School, 1926-1927. Marine Corps Officer’ Schools, 1922-1923, 1931-1932.

Career

September 4, 1904); 1 daughter, Edyth (Mistress William M. Vibre). Married second Mary A. McGraw, May 21, 1909. Children—Loraine Agnes (Mistress William Huffman), Noel Clinton, Marshall Coleman.

Enlisted in United States.M.C., February 23, 1905. Second in command Lieutenant, June 15, 1917, and advanced through grades to brigadier general, May 7, 1944. Served in Philippines, Nicaragua, Caribbean area, United States, 1905-1940.

Head, industrial and supply depot, United States.M.C., Philadelphia, 1940-1946. Retired from active service, April 1, 1946.

Membership

Member Military Society of America Engineers, Military Order of World War, Marine Corps League, American Legion, U. League. Club: Rotary.

Connections

Married Edith Wanless, July 21, 1903 (deceased.; married second Mary A. McGraw, May 21, 1909. Children: Loraine Agnes (Mistress.

father:
Isaac Gregory

mother:
Anna B. (Allen) Gregory

spouses:
Edith Wanless

2d Mary A. McGraw

child:
Loraine Agnes (Mrs Gregory