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army officer.

Owen Summers, American army officer. awarded Silver Star; awarded Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur and Croix de Guerre with Palm, Commander of the British Empire, Order of St.

Background

Summers, Owen was born on May 23, 1890 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of General Owen Summers, Senior.

Education

Graduate Infantry School 1923, Command and General Staff School 1935, Army War College, 1939.

Career

Assistant div. commander. Chief, Theater Visitors Bureau, United States Forces, European Theater, 1945.

Membership

Served with 91st Division, France and Belgium, World War I. Served with 80th United States Infantry Division in France, Belgium, Luxemburg and Germany, World World War II, awarded Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur and Croix de Guerre with Palm, Commander of the British Empire, Order of St. Olaf, Knight Commander.

Connections

father:
General Owen Summers Summers