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Vernon E. Prichard Edit Profile

army officer.

Vernon E. Prichard, American army officer. Recipient Mexico Punitive Expedition medal, Distinguished Service Medal, Purple Heart (United States), Companion Order of Bath (Great Britain), Legion of Honor (France), Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus (Italy), War Cross (Brazil), War Cross (Czechoslovakia). Mason (32°).

Background

Prichard, Vernon E. was born on January 25, 1892 in Smithland, Iowa, United States. Son of Jacob A. and Emma Grace (Jones) Prichard.

Education

Student Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa, 1908-1911. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1915.

Career

1 daughter, Carlotta. Commissioned 2d. Lieutenant, United States Army, 1915, and advanced through grades to major general (temporary), 1942. Now with General Staff, Department of the Army.

Membership

Mason (32°).

Connections

Married Charlotte Gibbs Blesse, September 6, 1916.

father:
Jacob A. Prichard

mother:
Emma Grace (Jones) Prichard

spouse:
Charlotte Gibbs Blesse