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Frank O. House

  • Birth 15 Sep 1927 Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 26 Nov 1989 Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 17357328

US Air Force General. As a lawyer, he earned his juris doctor cum laude from St. Louis University, Missouri and obtained his commission through officer candidate school. He saw service as a line officer at several stations in the United States, the Marshall Islands, and Japan. During the Korean War, he served in Korea as Secretary of the General Staff of the Commander, 5th Air Force in 1951 and 1952. After the war, he was Judge Advocate for the Pacific Air Forces, at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, responsible for all legal matters interpreting military law and justice for the command. From 1957 to 1960, he served as deputy director of civil law for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe. In 1968, he became the judge advocate of the Alaskan Air Command and the unified Alaskan Command. He returned to Washington, D.C., in 1970 and assumed the position of Director, Civil Law, Office of the Judge Advocate General. He was admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court of Missouri and the US Court of Military Appeals. He was also certified as Trial and Defense Counsel and Special Court Martial Military Judge. He was promoted to Brigadier General in 1972 and retired in 1976. His military awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Ribbon, and the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 8 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17357328
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank O. House (15 Sep 1927–26 Nov 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17357328, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .