William Voorhees Judson – Brigadier General, United States Army

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Brigadier General WILLIAM VOORHEES JUDSON

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana February 16, 1865
Died March 29, 1923

Student Harvard University, 1882-84
Cadet, U.S. Military Academy, 1884-88
Graduated 1888 as No. 3240

Second Lieutenant, 1888
First Lieutenant, 1893
Captain, 1898
Major, 1906
Lieutenant Colonel, 1912
Colonel, 1917
Brigadier General (NA), 1917
Colonel, 1919

Served with Corps of Engineers from 1888
Recorder, Board of Engineers 1898-99
Chief Engineer, Department of Puerto Rico 1899-00
Instructor, Engineering School 1901-04
Military Attaché to Russia 1904-05
Light House Engineer, Lake Michigan 1905-09
Engineer Commissioner, Washington D.C. 1909-13
Assistant District Engineer, Panama 1913-14
Chief of Harbor Improvements, Chicago 1914-16
Division Engineer, Eastern Division 1916-17
Military Attaché & Chief of Staff, Military Assistance Group, Russia 1917-18
Acting Commanding General, 38th Division 1918
Commander, Port of Embarkation, New York 1918-19
Division Engineer, Northwestern Division 1918-
(DSM)

Married Alice Carneal Clay April 21, 1891


Army Engineer, born at Indianapolis, Indiana. Graduated at West Point 1888. Member of U.S. Board of Engineers for river and harbors; harbor inprovements at Galveston, Texas. Instructor of military engineering at U.S. Engineering School; Assistant to Corps of Engineers, military attaché with Russian Army during
Russo-Japanese War; in charge of harbor inprovements and lighthouse construction on Lake Michigan; engineer commander of Washington D.C.; on duty with Panama Canal committee; military attaché and chief of American military mission to Russia (1917-18). Command Port of Embarkation of New York (1918). Division Engineer of Northwestern Division. Awarded DSM.


William Voorhees Judson of Indiana

Appointed From Indiana, Cadet, United States Military Academy, June 1884 (3)
Additional Second Lieutenant of Engineers, 23 July 1888
First Lieutenant, 18 May 1893
Captain, 5 July 1898

Colonel of Engineers, United States Army
Brigadier General, National Army, World War I

Born 16 July 1865
Died 29 March 1923

Alice Garneal Voorhees
Wife
Born 6 November 1868
Died 11 November 1963
Both the General and his wife are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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