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army officer.

Ralph Godwin Devoe, American army officer. Decorated Chevalier Legion of Honor (Fr.); Legion of Merit (United States); Commander Order of British Empire (England). Member National Institute Social Sciences, Military Order World Wars, American Medical Association, Association Military Surgeons, Kappa Alpha, Nu Sigma Nu.

Background

Devoe, Ralph Godwin was born on June 15, 1883 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Arthur and Sarah Alice (Coleman) DeV.

Education

Student of University Washington, 1903-1904. Doctor of Medicine, University Pennsylvania, 1908. Graduated from Army Medical School, 1910, Command and General staff schedul, 1925.

Career

1 son, Arthur Gerard. Commissioned Lieutenant Medical Corps, United States Army, 1909, advancing through grades to brigadier general, 1944. Commanding officer Base Hospital Northern 34, Nantes, France, 1917-1918, Hospital Center, Nantes, 1918, commanding officer Halloran General Hospital, S.I., New York, 1943.

Now manager Bronx Veterans Hospital, New York City. Assistant professor military science and tactics, New York University, 1921-1924, 1929-1933.

Membership

Member National Institute Social Sciences, Military Order World Wars, American Medical Association, Association Military Surgeons, Kappa Alpha, Nu Sigma Nu.

Connections

Married Frances Reba Gerard, June 15, 1908.

father:
Arthur DeV.

mother:
Sarah Alice (Coleman) DeV.

spouse:
Frances Reba Gerard