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army officer

Vincent Meyer, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Services Medal, Victory medal with 5 battle clasps, E.T.O. ribbon with 2 battle clasps.


Meyer, Vincent was born on August 29, 1889 in New York City. Son of Daniel Charles and Emily (Doyle) Meyer.


Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1911. Graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1930, Army War College, 1937.


Commissioned Second lieutenant, Field Artillery, United States Army, 1911, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general (temporary), October 31, 1941. Served as major, American Expeditionary Force, World War I. Italian campaign, 1943-1944.

European Advisory Committee, 1944-1945. Allied Control Council, Berlin, 1945. Retired as brigadier general, December 31, 1945.

Deputy chief operations, U.N.R.R.A., Germany, 1946-1947. Special commissioner International Refugee Organisation, for Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, 1947. Chief mission Venezuela for International Refugee Organisation, 1947-1950.


Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).


Married Agnes Beattle Stewart, August 12, 1919. Children: Stewart Canfield, Vincent.

Daniel Charles Meyer

Emily (Doyle) Meyer

Agnes Beattle Stewart

Stewart Canfield Meyer

Vincent Meyer