Raymond Ferdinand Olson Edit Profile
Student Oregon Institute Technology, Portland, 1909-1910. 1st Corps School, United States Army, Gondrecourt, France, 1918. Command and General staff schedul United States Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1930.
Army Finance School, Duke, 1943-1944.
Private, First lieutenant Oregon National Guard, May-July 1917. Federal service with 116th engrs., 41st division. 1st engrs., 1st division.
Director general transportation American Expeditionary Force, France, November 1917-September 1919. First lieutenant, 116th engrs., Oregon National Guard, November 1921-June 1923. Captain 186th infantry, Oregon National Guard, June 1923-March 1927, major 82d infantry brig., March 1927-July 1931, lieutenant colonel 41st infantry division, July 1931-November 1939, lieutenant colonel University of the South Pacific and D.O., November 1939-September 1940, lieutenant colonel, finance officer, 41st infantry division, September 1940.
Service in Southwest Pacific, March 1942-February 1943. Fiscal director Fort Bragg, North Carolina, February-June 1944. Brigadier general, acting adjutant general of Oregon, 1944-1947, now assistant adjutant general.
People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.
Member Adjunct General Association, National Guard Association of the United States (life), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: Army and Navy, Multnomah Athletic (life.
Married Doris Marjorie Taylor, March 25, 1933. Children: Thomas Raymond, Marjorie Lee.