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State legislator

Reginald Beardsley DeLACOUR, American State Legislator.


DeLACOUR, Reginald Beardsley was born on November 8, 1886 in Wichita, Kansas. Son of J. Walter and Margaret Starr (Beardsley) DeLacour.


Stratford H.S.; General Service School, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., 1926; War College, 1927.


Stratford High School. General Service School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1926.


  • Member, Connecticut General Assembly. 1927. since 1929; Colonel Aide, Governor Staff, 1925, 1927, since 1929. Member, Connecticut Aviation Commission, Connecticut Veterans Home Commission Served, Mexican Border, M.G. Troop, First 111. Cavalry, I.N.G., 1916. Commnd. First Lieutenant, Infantry Reserve, Plattsburg Officers Training Camp, 1917. Served overseas, M.G. Company, 165th Infantry, 42nd Division, 1918-1919. Honorably discharged as Captain, 165th Infantry, 1919. Commnd. Captain, 1919, Major, 1922, Lieutenant Colonel, Infantry Reserve, 1926. Awarded Distinguished Service Cross, Conspicuous Service Cross, Two General Citation Silver Stars. Member of Army and Navy Legion of Valor. Connecticut Society Colonial Wars. Connecticut Sons of American Revolution. Huguenot Society of South Carolina Clubs: Brooklawn Country, Hartford.