March, Peyton Conway, 1864-1955

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1864-12-27
Death 1955-04-13
Gender:
Male
English

Biographical notes:

Peyton C. March was a United States (U.S.) Army officer. He was an Army Chief of Staff (CoS)during his career.

From the description of Peyton C. March papers, undated. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 50623405

Army officer.

From the description of Papers of Peyton Conway March, 1897-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83755161

Peyton Conway March (b. Dec. 27, 1864, Easton, Pennsylvania-d. April 13, 1955, Washington, D.C.), General, U. S. Army, graduated from West Point in 1888. He served in the Philippines, commanded the 8th Field Artillery on the Mexican border, and was placed in command of the 1st Field Artillery Brigade, 1st Division, American Expeditionary Forces, World War I (1917). He was Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (1918-1921), accomplishing centralized control over supply, the creation of an Air Service, Tank Corps, and Chemical Warfare Service. He retired in November 1921.

From the description of March, Peyton Conway, 1864-1955 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10575170

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Subjects:

  • Russo--Japanese War, 1904-1905

Occupations:

  • Army officers

Places:

  • Russia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)