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army officer

William Horace Hobson, American army officer (retired). Award. D. member Munitions Assignments Board, Washington, 1942-1943; member Outdoor Writers Association American; Club: Monterey Peninsula Country (Pebble Beach, California).

Background

Hobson, William Horace was born on September 5, 1888 in Somerville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Horace Pulliam and Sarah M. (Walker) Hobson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1912. Distinguished graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1924, Army War College, 1935. Honorary D. Military Science, Georgetown University, 1922.

Career

Josephine. Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1912, advanced through the grades to brigadier general, 1944. Served in Panama Canal Zone, P.I., during World War I. Professor military science Georgetown University, 1919-1923, 1929-1933.

Instructor Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1939-1940, chief tactical group, July-October 1940, director training, October 1940-July 1941, assistant commandant, July-October 1941. Commanding officer, 30th Infantry, October 1941-August 1942. Member Munitions Assignments Board, Washington, 1942-1943.

Commanded Fort Benning, Georgia, 1946, retired Award. Distinguished Service Medal Director Georgetown University Alumni Association. Member Outdoor Writers Association American.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to outdoor Massachusetts.

Membership

Member Munitions Assignments Board, Washington, 1942-1943. Member Outdoor Writers Association American. Club: Monterey Peninsula Country (Pebble Beach, California).

Connections

Married Frances Josephine Bingham, October 30, 1913.

father:
Horace Pulliam Hobson

mother:
Sarah M. (Walker) Hobson

spouse:
Frances Josephine Bingham