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Roy Cleveland Heflebower Edit Profile

army officer (retired).

Roy Cleveland Heflebower, American army officer (retired). Awarded gold medal and $500 for prize essay on “Prisoners of War—The Causes of Their Sufferings in the Past and the Best Way to Prevent Them”. United States Army Legion of Merit 1945, United States of America Commendation Ribbon, 1946.


Heflebower, Roy Cleveland was born on October 25, 1884 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of George Washington and Annie Maria (Clark) Heflebower.


Doctor of Medicine George Washington University, 1906. Honorary graduated from the United States Army Medical School, 1910. Distinguished graduated from Army School of the Line, 1922.

Graduate General staff schedul, 1923, Army War College, 1924, Army Industrial College, 1927.


Roy Cleveland; (adopted) Helen Mildred (Mistress Charles Stegman). Began practice of medical, 1906. Served as intern Emergency Hospital, Washington.

Commissioned First lieutenant, Medical Reserve Corps, 1909. Promoted through grades to brigadier general (temporary), United States of America, December 15, 1941. Retired as brigadier general, 1946.

Now assistant director M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research.


Fellow American Medical Association. Member Association of Military Surgeons, Phi Chi, National Sojourners. Mason (Scottish Rite 32 degree), Mystic Shrine.

Clubs: Army and Navy Country (Washington).


Married Mistress; children: (by 1st marriage) Dorothy Margaret (Mistress.

George Washington Heflebower

Annie Maria (Clark) Heflebower


(by 1st marriage) Dorothy Margaret (Mrs Heflebower