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Walter Leo Weible Edit Profile

army officer

Walter Leo Weible, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit, World War I Victory Medal, World World War II Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater (with 2 battle stars), Army of Occupation medals, Philippine Liberation Medal with two bronze stars, Greek Higher Cross of Order Royal Batallion of Phoenix, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal.

Background

Weible, Walter Leo was born on June 2, 1896 in Waterbu Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of John Edward and Elizabeth (Walters) Weible.

Education

Graduate in electrical engineering, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1917, Coast Artillery School, 1927 and 1928, Chemical Warfare School, 1928, Command and General staff schedul, 1935, Army War College, 1938, Army Industrial College, 1939. Doctor of Science, Washington and Jefferson College, 1944. Doctor of Laws, Pratt Institute, 1955.

Career

1 daughter, Geraldine Madeline. Entered United States Army as private, December 1917. Second in command Lieutenant Coast Artillery Section, O.R.C., June 1918.

Advanced through grades to Lieutenant general, 1953. Served with 6th and 8th Armies, in command of logistical installations, Luzon and Japan, World World War II. Former deputy chief staff Operations and Administration, Department Army, retired 1957.

Executive vice president Association United States Army, 1957-1980. Director State National Bank, Bethesda, Maryland. Director of Arms of Friendship, Philadelphia.

Membership

Member Military Order Carabao, Military Order World Wars, National Rifle Association (life), Omega Iota Pi. Clubs: Army and Navy, Columbia Country (Washington).

Connections

Married Hazel Knight Bean, July 12, 1918.

father:
John Edward Weible

mother:
Elizabeth (Walters) Weible

spouse:
Hazel Knight Bean