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marine corps officer (retired).

Moses Joseph Gould, Russian marine corps officer (retired). Awarded Navy Cross for conduct in action against bandit forces, Nicaragua, 1927. Member National Geography Society, Marine Corps Association, Retired Officers Association.

Background

Gould, Moses Joseph was born on January 22, 1887 in Slonim, Russia. Son of Joseph William and Sarah (Miller) Gould.

Education

Educated primary schools in Russia.

Career

Came to the United States, 1901, naturalized, January 29, 1918. Various jobs, 1901-1908. Enlisted in the United States Army, March 27, 1908, discharged, 1911.

Enlisted United States Marine Corps, 1911, 15. Second in command Lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, July 15, 1918, First lieutenant United States Marine Corps, March 29, 1921, and advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1946. Retired from active service, April 1, 1946.

Membership

Member National Geography Society, Marine Corps Association, Retired Officers Association. Clubs: Army Navy (Washington), Yacht (Clearwater Beach).

Connections

Married Ruth Virginia Colledge, February 2, 1920. Children: Virginia Ruth (Mistress.

father:
Joseph William Gould

mother:
Sarah (Miller) Gould

spouse:
Ruth Virginia Colledge

child:
Virginia Ruth (Mrs Gould