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army officer.

Stephen Ogden Fuqua, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal. Member Sigma Nu.; Mason.

Background

Fuqua, Stephen Ogden was born on December 25, 1874 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. Son of James Overton and Jeannette M. (Foules) Fuqua.

Education

Student Tulane University, 1888-1889, University of Louisiana, 1889-1892, United States Military Academy, 1892-1893. Distinguished graduate Infantry-Cavalry School, 1907. Graduated from Army Staff College, 1908, American Expeditionary Force Staff College, Langres, France, 1918.

Refresher course, Infantry School, 1924.

Career

Commissioned captain, Infantry, United States Vols., July 8, 1898. Second lieutenant, United States Infantry, February 2, 1901. Advanced through grades to colonel, (temporary) October 30, 1918, (permanent) January 14, 1928.

Became chief of infantry, rank of major general, March 28, 1929. Formerly military attache American Embassy, Madrid, Spain. Now military Affairs editor, Newsweek, New New York.

Membership

Member Sigma Nu.; Mason.

Connections

Married Pauline Stafford, April. Children: Jeannette Stafford, Stephen Ogden.

father:
James Overton Fuqua

mother:
Jeannette M. (Foules) Fuqua

spouse:
Pauline Stafford

children:
Jeannette Stafford Fuqua

Stephen Ogden Fuqua