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Thomas E. Lewis Edit Profile

army officer.

Thomas E. Lewis, American army officer. Awarded Purple Heart, Legion of Merit. Deceased.

Background

Lewis, Thomas E. was born on October 16, 1890 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Major General Edward M. and Harriet R. (Balding) Lewis.

Education

Student St. John’s Military Academy, Delafield, Wisconsin, Columbia Preparatory School, Washington, District of Columbia. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1922. Graduate Field Artillery School, battery officers course, 1931, advanced horsemanship course, 1932, advanced equitation course, Cavalry School, 1934.

Command and General staff schedul, 1937.

Career

Commanding Second lieutenant Infantry, June 1922, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general 1943. Transferred to Field Artillery, 1923, then with 5th United States Army.

Connections

Married Lucile O. Witherspoon, December 26, 1925. Children: Nancy Joan, Ann Witherspoon.

father:
Major General Edward M. Lewis

mother:
Harriet R. (Balding) Lewis

spouse:
Lucile O. Witherspoon

children:
Nancy Joan Lewis

Ann Witherspoon Lewis