Robert Alexander (United States Army officer)
Major General Robert Alexander
October 17, 1863|
|Died||August 25, 1941
New York City
|Place of Burial||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1886–1927|
|Commands held||77th Division|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
|Awards||Distinguished Service Cross,
Croix de Guerre
He was promoted to Brigadier General on 9 February 1918.
He retired in 1927 at the rank of major general.
He authored a memoir, 1931's Memories of the World War, 1917–1918.
He was a freemason.
He married Mollie Augur, who was the daughter of Brigadier General Earl D. Thomas in 1892. Together, they had two sons: William Denison and Robert.
- Washington State Historical Society, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Volumes 31–32, 1941, page 472
- Davis, Jr., Henry Blaine (1998). Generals in Khaki. Raleigh, North Carolina: Pentland Press, Inc. p. 3. ISBN 1571970886.
- Gary J. Clifford, Robert Porter Patterson, The World War I Memoirs of Robert P. Patterson: A Captain in the Great War, 2012, page 98
- Who Was Who in American History - the Military. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who. 1975. p. 6. ISBN 0837932017.
- Heitman, Francis B. (1903). Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, Volume 1. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. p. 156.
- McKeogh, Arthur (1918). The Victorious 77th Division (New York's Own) in the Argonne Fight. New York City: John H. Eggers Co. Retrieved 2010-01-11.
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