Harrison Jackson Price
Brigadier General, United States Army
Jackson Price of West Virginia
Appointed from Ohio, Second Lieuenant, 7th U. S. Infantry, 7 October 1891
First Lieuenant, 26 April 1898
Transferred to the 2nd U. S. Infantry, 17 November 1898
Captain, 2 February 1901
Served through the ranks to Brigadier General.
He died on 17 September 1945 and was buried with full military honors in
Arlington National Cemetery.
BRIGADIER GENERAL PRICE, 77, A VETERAN OF 1918
RICHMOND, Virginia, September 17, 1945 – Brigadier General Harrison J. Price, USA, retired, who commanded the 154th Infantry Brigade, Seventy-Seventh Division during the first World War, died yesterday at his home in Richmond, Virginia. He suffered a heart attack and his death was not discovered until this morning.
Born at Belington, West Virginia, seventy-seven years ago, General Price was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army in 1891, the same year that he was graduated from Ohio Northern University. His was record included duty in Cuba in 1898, in the Philippines 1900 to 1903 and in France during the First World War when his brigade fought in Alsace Lorraine and in the Meuse Argonne offensive and he was cited “for exceptionally meritorious service.”
He served in New York for four years, 1922-26, being stationed at Governors Island and as assistant Chief of Staff for the Second Corps Area. He was retired April 30, 1932. He was a former president of the Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
Survivors include a son, Lieutenant Commander Hardin B. Price, USNR; two daughters, Mrs. Walter F. Sutter of Boston and Mrs. Philip S. Jessup of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Archie J. Harris of Pasadena, California, and Marian Goddard of Woodland, Washington, and two grandchildren.
Burial, with full military honors, will take
place in Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday.
PRICE, LUCILLE L W/O HARRISON J
Posted: 31 December 2004 Updated: 23 June 2008