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army officer

Paul Alexander Wolf, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Officer Legion of Honor (French); Croix de Guerre with Palm (French); Companion of The Bath (British). member of winning United States Infantry National Rifle Team, 1906, 08.

Background

Wolf, Paul Alexander was born on December 23, 1868 in Kewanee, Illinois, United States. Son of William and Margaret Wolf.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1890, Infantry and cavalry School, 1897. Army War College, 1920.

Career

Colonel Charles Hobart, United States Army, July 22, 1897. 1 daughter, Margaret Hobart. Commissioned Second lieutenant, 1890, promoted through grades to brigadier general, 1925.

Served as brigadier general N.A., 1918-1919. Participated in Sioux Indian Campaign, 1890-1891, campaign against Santiago de Cuba, 1898. Duty in Philippine Islands, 1898-1901, 1903-1905, 1908-1909.

Executive officer United States Military Prison, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1909-1913. Duty on Texas border, 1913-1917. Was chief of public works, Vera Cruz Expedition, 1914.

Commanding officer 1st and 2d Plattsburg military training camps, 1917. Commander 66th Brigade Infantry, 33d Division, American Expeditionary Force, 1918. Commanded 9th Infantry, 1920-1922.

O.C.N.A. 8th Corps Area, 1922-1925. Commanding general 5th Brigade, 3d Division, and commanding Vancouver Barracks, Washington, 1925-1926. Then commanding general 21st Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and, October 6, since 1929, commanding general 5th Brigade, 3d Divison, Vancouver Barracks.

Distinguished marksman, United States Army, 1906. Member of winning United States Infantry National Rifle Team, 1906, 08. Shooting member, 1913, Palma Rifle Team, champion long distance shots of the world.

Coach infantry rifle team which won nat. match, Camp Perry, 1920.

Membership

Member of winning United States Infantry National Rifle Team, 1906, 08.

Connections

Married Minnie Otis, d.

father:
William Wolf

mother:
Margaret Wolf

spouse:
Minnie Otis