Joseph Powell Tracy
Brigadier General, United States Army
Powell Tracy of Washington, D. C.
Appointed from Pennsylvania, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 15 June 1892 (12)
Additional Second Lieutenant, 1st Artillery, 12 June 1896
Second Lieutenant, 5th Artillery, 30 April 1897
First Lieutenant, 2 March 1899
Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
Captain, 1 August 1901
GENERAL JOSEPH P. TRACY
WASHINGTON, May 22, 1950 - Brigadier General Joseph Powell Tracy, a retired Army officer, died yesterday at Walter Reed Hospital after a brief illness. His age was 75.
General Tracy served in the Army for forty-two years, retiring in 1938. He participated in the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection and the last World War. In 1930 he was Assistant Commandant of the Army War College and in 1931 and 1932 he was chief of the General Staff's War Plans Division.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Jeanne W. Tracy
of Washington, and a son, Colonel Maxwell W. Tracy, U.S.A., retired, of
TRACY, JOSEPH P
BGEN US ARMY
WORLD WAR I
DATE OF DEATH: 05/21/1950
BURIED AT: SECTION 15 SITE 21-LH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
TRACY, JEANNE W
TRACY, JEANNE WOOD
Posted: 25 October 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2007