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Major General George Jacob Richards (April 12, 1891 – October 1, 1984) was a United States Army officer who was a recipient of the Army Distinguished Service Medal and the Legion of Merit during World War II. He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
George Jacob Richards
|Born||April 12, 1891|
Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
|Died||October 1, 1984 (aged 93)|
Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
|Service/||United States Army|
|Years of service||1915−1953|
|Unit||United States Army Corps of Engineers|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
World War II
|Awards||Army Distinguished Service Medal|
Legion of Merit
Commissioned into the United States Army Corps of Engineers in June 1915, he served in the United States during World War I and, during the interwar period, he attended the Naval War College from July 1937 to March 1938.
- "George Jacob Richards Dies At 93 - Was Retired Army Major General". The Morning Call. October 2, 1984. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
- Generals of World War II