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James C. Hogle
Colonel, United States Army
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From a contemporary press report:

 Colonel James C. Hogle, USA Ret., died Friday, May 4, 2001, in Alexandria, Virginia. 

Colonel Hogle was born in Farmington, Michigan, August 25, 1911, son of Carl G. and Ustina (Paladin) Hogle. He attended Farmington schools, completing his High School studies while at Illinois Military Schools. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University, 1934, and a Masters degree in the same field from the University of Michigan in 1939.

He worked for New York Central Railroad thereafter for two years. He entered the United States Army in 1941 as Second Lieutenant, and served until 1946, resigning as a Lieutenant Colonel. During this service he spent several years in Japan. He reentered service in the United States Army, Corps of Engineers, in 1947, and served until discharge in December, 1966 as a Colonel. He served in Japan, the Azores, Iceland, Greenland, Germany, England, and in Korea where he was advisor to the South Korean army and was in charge of training Korean soldiers. At the time of discharge he was Deputy Director of Installations and Services, US Army Material Command, Washington, D.C.

He was a graduate of US Military Government School, US Army Civil Affairs Training School, US Army Engineer School, US Army Command and General Staff College, and the US Army War College. He was the recipient of numerous awards and commendations, among them the Legion of Merit. Following retirement from the Army, he was a Senior Engineer with the Washington Gas Light Company.

Colonel Hogle married Ruth Violet Carp in 1934. She preceded him in death August 29, 2000. He is survived by two nieces, Drucie Hogle, Winnipeg, CA, and Linda Hogle, Charlottsville, VA; as well as four cousins, Lucile Mihay, Clermont, FL, Barbara Jernigan, Prescott, AZ, Richmond Simmons, Minneola, FL, and Gordon Hogle, Edina, MN. 

Memorial service at the Chapel at 1 p.m. and military burial at Arlington National Cemetery at 3 p.m.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Northern Virginia, 4715 N. 15th St., Arlington, VA 22205. 



Posted: 4 July 2001 Updated: 7 March 2003
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