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Lt. Gen. William S. Lawton

Lt. Gen. William S. Lawton

(1900-1993) ~ Inducted 1989

Lieutenant General William S. Lawton, 1900-1993, was native of Newport who later lived in Bethsesda, MD. His distinguished military career spanned forty years with service in World War II and the Korean War.&nbsp;He was a highly decorated U.S. Army Officer, and held key staff positions throughout his career following graduation from West Point in 1922. He retired in the 1960's from Comptroller of the Army.


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