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Major General
Fox Conner
Fox Conner (MG) (1)

InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born November 2, 1874
place/birth Slate Springs, Calhoun County,
Mississippi
Died October 13, 1951 (aged 76)
Place/death Walter Reed Army Medical Center,
Washington, D.C.
Cause/death prolonged illness
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse Virginia "bug" Brandreth
(m. 6.4.1902 - 19; )
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Nickname
Nationality Caucasian - American
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service 15 Jun, 1894 - 26 Apr, 1898
United States Military Academy
26 Apr, 1898 - 30 Sept, 1938
United States Army
Service # Officer - 85

In-depth Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Name Position Lapel Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
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[[File: 3rd Division Staff
Officer
US Army General Staff Insignia Washington, D.C. 3 Sept, 1907 Jul, 1911
Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3,
American Expeditionary Forces
US Army General Staff Insignia COL
BG
European Theater 8 Nov, 1917 11 Aug, 1919
Chief of Staff,
American Expeditionary Forces
US Army General Staff Insignia BG European Theater 12 Aug, 1919 31 Aug, 1920
20th Infantry Brigade Commanding
General
BG Camp Gaillard, PA Dec, 1921 15 Aug, 1922
20th Infantry Brigade Commanding
General
BG Camp Gaillard, PA 21 Nov, 1922 2 Sept, 1924
[[File: Panama Canal Division Commanding
General
BG Fort Amador, PA 19 Sept, 1924 Jan, 1925
2nd Infantry Brigade Commanding
General
BG Madison Barracks, NY 20 Nov, 1924 24 Jan, 1925
Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4
War Department General Staff
US Army General Staff Insignia BG
MG
Washington, D.C. 1 Dec, 1924 8 Mar, 1926
Deputy Chief of Staff,
War Department General Staff
US Army General Staff Insignia MG Washington, D.C. 9 Mar, 1926 30 Apr, 1927
[[File: 1st Division Commanding
General
MG Fort Hamilton, NY 1 May, 1927 6 Sept, 1927
[[File: Hawaiian Division Commanding
General
MG Schofield Barracks, HI Oct, 1927 25 Jan, 1928
[[File: Hawaiian Department Commanding
General
MG Fort Shafter, HI 24 Jan, 1928 8 Aug, 1930
[[File: 94th Division Commanding
General
MG Boston, MA 7 Oct, 1930 30 Sept, 1938
[[File: First Corps Area Commanding
General
MG Boston, MA 7 Oct, 1930 30 Sept, 1938
[[File: First Army Commanding
General
MG Boston, MA 1 May, 1936 22 Jan, 1938
Civilian Career

Dates of RankEdit

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Appointment Age Date of Rank Accepted
Regular Army
No Insignia Cadet 15 Jun, 1894
O-1
2nd Lieutenant (US Artillery alternative)
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
26 Apr, 1898
O-2
1st Lieutenant (US Artillery)
1st Lieutenant
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
25 Jan, 1901
O-3
Captain (US Artillery)
Captain
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
23 Sept, 1901
O-4
Major (US Artillery)
Major
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
1 Jul, 1916
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (US Artillery)
Lieutenant Colonel
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
15 May, 1917
O-6
Colonel (US Artillery)
Colonel
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
22 Aug, 1919
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General 3 Jul, 1920
recess apmt. expired 4 Mar, 1921
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General 27 Apr, 1921 9 May, 1921
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General 20 Oct, 1925 20 Oct, 1925
Retired 30 Sept, 1938

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal Army Distinguished Service Medal
Purple Heart Purple Heart
Service/Campaign Medals
Spanish War Service Medal Spanish War Service Medal
Army of Cuban Occupation Medal Army of Cuban Occupation Medal
World War I Victory Medal (3 Stars) World War I Victory Medal (3SS)
Identification Badges
Army General Staff Identification Badge
Army General Staff Identification Badge
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWI) Overseas Service Chevron (?)

Battles/WarsEdit

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

  • Son : Fox Brandreth Conner, 2LT, USA (6.23.1905 - 7.17.2000)
    • Wife : Muriel Macpherson

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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