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army officer

Pegram Whitworth, American army officer. Awarded 3 silver stars for bravery against Spaniards in Manila, 2 citations for bravery against insurgents; cited by Marshal Petain, April 1, 1919; Cross of Military Service (U.D.C. of Louisiana). member of the Board of Police Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles, California, June 1940.; Mason (32 degree, Shriner).

Background

Whitworth, Pegram was born on August 5, 1871 in Mansfield, Louisiana, United States. Son of William Thomas and Laura (Pegram) Whitworth.

Education

Student Thatcher Military Institute, 1886-1889. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1894, Army School of the Line, 1915, General staff schedul, 1920, Army War College, 1921.

Career

1 son, Pegram. Commissioned Second lieutenant Infantry, June 12, 1894, and advanced through grades to temporary brigadier general, 1918, brigadier general regular army, May 1933, retired, August 31, 1935.

Membership

Member of the Board of Police Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles, California, June 1940. Mason (32 degree, Shriner).

Connections

Married Emeline Cole Smith, April.

father:
William Thomas Whitworth

mother:
Laura (Pegram) Whitworth

spouse:
Emeline Cole Smith