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army officer

Thomas James Camp, American army officer. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.; Mason.

Background

Camp, Thomas James was born on November 10, 1886 in Sevmour, Connecticut, United States. Son of Lewis Abel and Elizabeth (James) Camp.

Education

Manlius School, 1903-1904, Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1908, Master of Arts, 1915.

Career

Ross Mattis, Julie (Mistress John R. McLean) Instructor at Manlius School, 1909-1912. Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1912, assigned to 2d Infantry, Hawaii, 1912-1917. Instructor First Officers Training Camp, 1917.

Battalion commander, France, 1918. Honor graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1926, instructor, 1926-1930. Graduated from Army War College, 1931, Naval War College, 1935.

War Department General Staff, 1937-1941. Organized 51st Armored Infantry Reg., 1941. Temporary brigadier general, 1942.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi. Mason.; Clubs: Chevy Chase, Army-Navy (Washington). Edited Infantry Journal, 1931-1934.

Connections

Married Mary Mattis, October 7, 1915. Children: Major Thomas James, Junior.

father:
Lewis Abel Camp

mother:
Elizabeth (James) Camp

spouse:
Mary Mattis

children:
Major Thomas James Camp

Jr Camp