Truman C. Thorson, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, French Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with Palm, Russian Order of Zuvorov.
Thorson, Truman C. was born on January 23, 1895 in Hawkins, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Halvor and Anna Thorson.
Graduate Tank School, 1926, Infantry School, 1930.
Commissioned Second lieutenant, infantry United States Army, 1917, advancing through grades to brigadier general. Served in France during World War I. Overseas in Sicily, England, European continent since June 6, 1944.
Assigned General Staff G-3, First United States Army, since October 1943.