Joseph Edward Barzynski Brigadier General, United States Army

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Joseph Edward Barzynski was born at St Paul, Nebraska, March 13, 1884. He greaduated from the United States Military Academy in 1905.

He was a student at the Ecole de Intendence, Paris, 1924-26, Command and General Staff School, 1931-33. He married Theresa M. New, September 23, 1908.

He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1905, and advanced through the grades to Brigadier General in 1940.

He served in the Inf in Wyoming, 1905-12, in the Philippines, 1912-15, in the Mexican Punitive Expedition, 1916-17, Quartermaster, 86th Division, Camp Grant, and then sailed with 86th Division to France in World War I. He seved as the uartermaster, 32nd Division, France and Germany, 1918-19 and on duty with US Liquidation Commission, Paris, 1919. US legation, Warsaw, Poland,1920.

He was a member, War Department General Staff, Washington, DC, 1927-31. Chief of Motor Transportation, 1940-41. Commanding General, Chicago Quartermaster Depot, October 1941-44. He retired from active duty in 1944.

General Barzynski received the Mexican Punitive and World War I service medals. He was a member, Society of Automotive Engineers. He made his home in Chicago, Illinois, where he died Aug 1972.

The General was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.


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BARZYNSKI, JOSEPH EDWARD

  • United States Army
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 03/13/1884
  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/08/1972
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 468
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BARZYNSKI, THERESE M W/O JOSEPH E

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 08/16/1885
  • DATE OF DEATH: 04/04/1949
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 468
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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