Larkon, Thomas, LTG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1949-1952, 00G4, Deputy Chief of Staff Transportation/Logistics
Service Years
1915 - 1952
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Quartermaster Corps

Lieutenant General



Eight Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1890
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Louisburg
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Oct 17, 1968
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 3, Site 4270-HC

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Engineer Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned in June 1915 in Corps of Engineers.

West Point classmate of GEN Eisenhower.

US Army Quartermaster General  Feb 1946 - Mar 1949.

US Army G-4 Mar 1949 - Dec 1952. 

Served in Mexican Expedition, WWI and WWII.  
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Engineer GroupEngineer Officer's Advanced CourseDefense Attache Office (USDAO), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Staff)
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseUS Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)Army War College (Staff)Naval War College
Panama Canal DepartmentHQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)HQ European Theater of Operations Communications Zone (COMZ)2nd Service Command
Department of the Army (DA)
  1916-1917, 2nd Engineer Group
  1917-1917, 6, Engineer Officer's Advanced Course
  1917-1919, 2nd Engineer Group
  1921-1923, 9303, Defense Attache Office (USDAO), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  1926-1927, 6, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Staff)
  1928-1929, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1933-1937, 7004, Corps of Engineers Division/District, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  1937-1938, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1938-1939, 6, Naval War College
  1939-1942, 7900, Panama Canal Department
  1942-1944, 2010, HQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)
  1944-1945, 00GC, HQ European Theater of Operations Communications Zone (COMZ)
  1945-1946, 00GC, 2nd Service Command
  1946-1949, 00G4, Department of the Army (DA)
  1949-1952, 00G4, Deputy Chief of Staff Transportation/Logistics
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1911-1915, United States Military Academy
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