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Oliver Beirne Patton, American Writer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Cross of Gallantry; named Honorary colonel 50th United States Infantry Regiment, unites states department Army, 1992.

Background

Patton, Oliver Beirne was born on December 24, 1920 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Milton Humes and Anne (Richardson) Patton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1944; Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1953; postgraduate, United States Army War College, 1964-1965.

Career

Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1944; advanced through grades to brigadier general, United States Army, 1970; retired, 1974; executive secretary, United States Capitol History Society, Washington, 1974-1979; writer, Chevy Chase, Maryland., since 1979.

Membership

Election judge Board Supervisors of Elections, Montgomery County, Maryland, since 1989. Secretary, vice president Chevy Chase West Neighborhood Association, since 1980. Member West Point Society Washington, United States Capitol History Society, Exchange Club Capitol Hill, Company of Military Historians, Council on American Military Past, Cosmos Club Washington.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, sailing.

Connections

Married Anne Elizabeth Connors, August 7, 1945. Children: Shelby, Oliver, Anne, Ellen, Sarah.

father:
Milton Humes Patton

mother:
Anne (Richardson) Patton

spouse:
Anne Elizabeth Connors

children:
Anne Patton

Ellen Patton

Sarah Patton

Shelby Patton

Oliver Patton