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Carl Adolph Baehr
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, May 2007

Carl Adolph Baehr (1885-1959). Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 28, 1885.

Commissioned in the Infantry from West Point in 1909. Commanded a Battalion of the 3rd Field Artillery in France during World War I.

Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1923 and the Army War College in 1926. Chief of Staff of the Philippine Division 1938-1940. Commander of 71st Field Artillery Brigade April 1941-February 1944. Brigadier General in December 1941. Artillery commander of VI Corps 1944-1945.

Retired in June 1946. Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit and Bronze Star.  Died December 22, 1959.

CA Baehr Gravesite PHOTO



BAEHR, CARL ADOLPH
BG, United States Army 
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/28/1885
DATE OF DEATH: 12/22/1959
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 1849
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BAEHR, EMILIE B
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/24/1884
DATE OF DEATH: 04/19/1957
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 1849
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WO OF CA BAEHR, BG, USA

BAEHR, BETTY B
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/02/1916
DATE OF DEATH: 06/06/1994
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 1849
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  ADULT DEPENDENT DAUGHTER OF VETERAN
DO CA BAEHR, BG, USA


Posted:   May 2007
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL
 
 

Distinguished Service Medal

Silver Star Medal

Legion of Merit

Bronze Star Medal