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Robert Urie Patterson
Birth: Jun. 16, 1877
Death: Dec. 6, 1950

US Army Major General, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Born in Montreal, Canada, After completing medical studies at McGill University, he graduated with honors from the Army Medical School in 1902. For conspicuous gallantry in action in the Philippines, he was awarded two Silver Star Medals and in World War I, he received the Distinguished Service Medal. During the postwar years, he served as an instructor at the US Army War College, General Staff War Department Medical Director, US Veteran's Bureau and Executive Officer, Office of the Surgeon General. From June 1931, to May 1935, he served as United States Surgeon General and retired from the Army a Major General in November 1935. He died from pneumonia at Walter Reed Army Hospital. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Robert Urie Patterson (1923 - 1992)*
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Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 4200
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Record added: Dec 12, 1999
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