The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Sumter de Leon Jr. Lowry

Lowry, Sumter de Leon Jr.


* 27th of August 1893

† 2nd of August 1985

(National Guard)


1922-10-01 Lieutenant-Colonel (Florida National Guard)
1922-11-20 Lieutenant-Colonel (Officers' Reserve Corps)
1924-04-16 Colonel (Officers' Reserve Corps)
1927-05-10 Termination of rank Colonel (Officers' Reserve Corps)
1934-01-20 Colonel (Florida National Guard)
1934-10-04 Brigadier-General (Florida National Guard)
1934-12-18 Brigadier-General (National Guard of the United States)
1940-11-25 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1924-01-20 1934-10-04 Commanding Officer 116th Field Artillery Regiment
1934-10-04 1942-02-27 Commanding Officer 56th Field Artillery Brigade
1940-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 31st Infantry Division
1945-XX-XX Assistant Commandant Infantry Replacement Training Center Camp Livingston
1952-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley