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army officer

Sumner Waite, American army officer. Member Phi Gamma Delta.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Waite, Sumner was born on September 6, 1888 in Westbrook, Maine, United States. Son of John L. and Annie (Gowen) Waite.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, 1911. Graduate Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1923, Command and General staff schedul, 1926, Army War College, 1932. Ecole Superieure de Guerre, Paris, France, 1928.

Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1950.

Career

Second lieutenant, 5th Infantry, United States Army, 1911, promoted through the grades to brigadier general, 1944.

Membership

Member Phi Gamma Delta. Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Carrison, November 7, 1923. Children: Elizabeth C., Sumner, Jordan C. Commissioned.

father:
John L. Waite

mother:
Annie (Gowen) Waite

spouse:
Elizabeth Carrison

children:
Elizabeth C. Waite

Sumner Waite

Jordan C. Commd Waite