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army officer

William Robert White, American army officer.

Background

White, William Robert was born on January 14, 1887 in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States. Son of William Norman and Dorah (Walton) White.

Education

Student Portsmouth Business College, 1906. Dowd’s Preparatory School, Washington, 1911-1912. Quartermaster Corps. School, 1924-1925.

Command and General staff schedul, 1927-1928, Army War College, 1932-1933.

Career

Commissioned, 1912; promoted through grades to colonel, 1941. Brigadier general (temporary), 1942. Director food control T.H. from January 1941.

Decorations: Mexican War, World War (2 stars). Legion of Merit.

Membership

Clubs: Army and Navy, Pacific (Honolulu).

Connections

Married Mabel Wheeler, May 2, 1914.

father:
William Norman White

mother:
Dorah (Walton) White

spouse:
Mabel Wheeler