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Gen Frank Huber Partridge

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Gen Frank Huber Partridge

Birth
Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
28 Jun 1994 (aged 100)
Alexandria City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
Plot
Sec: 2, Site: 4735-A
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General Partridge attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated from the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He began his military career in 1917 when he was commissioned as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. At the end of World War II he was assistant commander of the 97th Infantry Division with the rank of Brigadier General. He was awarded the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star and the French Croix de Guerre with palm, among other decorations. He retired in 1953 as deputy commander of the Sixth Army. After retiring from the Army, he worked for the immigration service, first as a consultant and then as Assistant Commissioner responsible for the Border Patrol. He retired from this position in 1961.
General Partridge attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated from the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He began his military career in 1917 when he was commissioned as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. At the end of World War II he was assistant commander of the 97th Infantry Division with the rank of Brigadier General. He was awarded the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star and the French Croix de Guerre with palm, among other decorations. He retired in 1953 as deputy commander of the Sixth Army. After retiring from the Army, he worked for the immigration service, first as a consultant and then as Assistant Commissioner responsible for the Border Patrol. He retired from this position in 1961.

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