The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Francis Kosier Newcomer

Newcomer, Francis Kosier


* 14th of September 1889

† 16th of August 1967

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1944-11-08 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1949-10-01 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1935-08-10 1939-09-06 Chief of Finance Division, Office of the Chief of Engineers
1939-09-06 1940-06-22 Attending the Army War College
1940-08-26 1941-11-30 Assistant Division Engineer, Valley Division
1941-12-03 1942-12-19 Engineer Officer, 3rd Army
1943-02-20 1944-03-03 Theater Engineer, China-Burma-India Theater of Operations
1944-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Engineer of Maintenance, Panama Canal
1949-09-30 Retired
1949-XX-XX 1952-XX-XX Governor of the Panama Canal
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley