George Jacob Richards

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George Jacob Richards
Born (1891-04-12)April 12, 1891
Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died October 1, 1984(1984-10-01) (aged 93)
Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1915-1953
Rank Major General
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Distinguished Service Medal (U.S. Army)
Legion of Merit ribbon.jpg Legion of Merit

George Jacob Richards (April 12, 1891 - October 1, 1984) was an American Major General who was a recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal and Legion of Merit during World War II.[1] He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.[2]


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