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army officer

Richard Curtis Moore, American army officer. Member Society American Engineers, Beta Theta Pi.; Mason.

Background

Moore, Richard Curtis was born on November 24, 1880 in California, Missouri, United States. Son of John Wadsworth and Charlotte Whitney (Curtis) Moore.

Education

Student Westminster College (Fulton, Missouri), 1896-1899. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1903.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1903, advanced through grades to major general, 1941. Commander 318th Engineers, 1917-1918. Assistant engineer 2d Army, 1918.

Deputy chief staff, 1940-1942. Major general on Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, 1943-1945. Retired 1945.

Membership

Member Society American Engineers, Beta Theta Pi. Mason.; Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Winifred Davis, December 7, 1910. Married second, Mercedes Puterbaugh Miller, November 15, 1921. Children: Richard Curtis (deceased), Milton S. (adopted).

father:
John Wadsworth Moore

mother:
Charlotte Whitney (Curtis) Moore

spouses:
Mercedes Puterbaugh Miller

Winifred Davis

children:
Milton S. Moore (adopted)

Richard Curtis Moore (deceased)