Nebraska Authors

William Henry Baumer

Born 1909-11-27 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 1989-02-13
Los Angeles, CA (US)

Buried

Arlington National Cemetary

A major general, United States Army, the author served as a staff officer at Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces and on military missions to Great Britain and the Soviet Union, 1942-1945. He was a military adviser to the Paris Peace Conference in 1946.

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University holds his papers.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Military; Life in the Military; Politics; Civics

Education

Creighton University, 1927-29
Bachelor of Science, 1933, US Military Academy
Master of Science, 1941, Columbia University, New York

Occupation

US Army 1933-50
Business Excutive

Places Worked

US Army
Johnson and Johnson

Honors

Military: Legion of Merit (oak leaf cluster)
Order of Leopold, and Croix de Guerre avec Palme from Belgium

Associations

Chamber of Commerce of the United States
New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce
Water Resources Association of the Delaware River
Basin
New Jersey Association for Mental Health
New Bruinswick Chamber of Commerce
Assoc. of the U.S. Army
Council on Foreign Relations
West Point Society
Overseas Press Club

Bibliography

Sports as Taught and Played at West Point. 1939.
How to Be an Army Officer. 1940. (with S.F. Giffin)
The Draft and You. 1940.
He's in the Army Now. 1941.
Not All Warriors. 1941.
West Point: Moulder of Men. 1942.
Politics Is Your Business. 1960.

Contributor to:
Encyclopedia Brittania.

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