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Gladeon Marcus Barnes
Major General, United States Army
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Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007

Gladeon Marcus Barnes (1887-1961). Born in Vermontsville, Michigan on June 15, 1887.

B.C.E. from the university of Michigan in 1910. Commissioned in  the Coast Artillery Corps in 1910. Graduated from the Army Industrial College in 1936 and the Army War College in 1938. Involved in the design, testing and implementation of numerous artillery weapons and ordnance 1910-1936. Brigadier General in October 1940, Major General in March 1943. Chief of Research and Engineering, the Chief of the Research and Development Service, Office of the Chief of Ordnance 1938-1946.  Retired in April 1946. Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal. Died on November 15, 1961

GM Barnes Gravesite PHOTO

BARNES, GLADSON MARCUS
MAJ/GEN USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 06/15/1887
DATE OF DEATH: 11/15/1961
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 793 RH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BARNES, EVELYN K
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/13/1888
DATE OF DEATH: 02/11/1970
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 793
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 3 June 2007
Distinguished Service Medal