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SYKES, Arthur Clifton (1891 - 1967), American Legion of Merit, 1946

STONE, James Ambrose (1885 - 1966), Officer American Legion of Merit, 1946

James O'Neill: Garrison Tales from Tonquin: An American's Stories of the French Foreign Legion in the 1890s

RADFORD, Arthur William (1896 - 1973), Legion of Merit; US Navy, retired; Director: Molybdenum Corporation of America; US Freight Company; Chairman of Board, Imodco, USA

Hindley, John Scott (1883 - 1963), Cross of Chevalier of the Crown of Italy; Commander of the Légion d’Honneur; American Medal of Freedom with palm leaf, 1947

CHEVRILLON, André (1864 - 1957), member of the French Academy; Officier de la Légion d’Honneur; Fellow of Royal Society of Literature; foreign member of American Academy of Arts and Letters

McAULIFFE, Anthony Clement (1898 - 1975), Silver Star; Legion of Merit and Bronze Star Medal; US Army retired; Vice-President, American Cyanamid Company, 1956–64, retired

McGHEE, George Crews (1912 - 2005), Legion of Merit; businessman; former diplomat; Director: Mobil Oil Co., 1969–82; Procter and Gamble Co., 1969–82; American Security & Trust Co., 1969–82; Trans World Airlines, 1976–82

BRERETON, Cloudesley (1863 - 1937), Docteur-ès-Lettres (Honoris Causa), Univ. Lille; Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur; Officier de l’Instruction Publique; Corresponding Member of the National Educational Association (America); late Divisional Inspector to the LCC (Modern languages)

ELIOT, Thomas Stearns (1888 - 1965), Nobel Prize for Literature, 1948; Hon. Fellow, Merton College, Oxford, and Magdalene College, Cambridge; Officier de la Légion d’Honneur; President of the London Library, since 1952; Foreign Member: Accademia dei Lincei (Rome); Bayer. Akad. der Schönen Künste (Munich); Hon. Member, American Academy-Institute; Director, Faber and Faber, Ltd

GAYLEY, Charles Mills (1858 - 1932), Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur; Director, American University Union in Europe, British Division, 1924–25; Professor Emeritus of the English Language and Literature, University of California; Head of English Department, 1889–1923; Dean of the Faculties, 1918–20

FORBES, George (1849 - 1936), Member of the Astronomische Gesellschaft, the Franklin Institute and the American Philosophical Society; Russian Order of St George; French Legion of Honour; Professor of Natural Philosophy, Anderson’s College, Glasgow 1872–80; Electrical Engineer for first works at Niagara Falls, 1891–95

 

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An organization of U.S. war veterans, founded in Paris on March 15–17, 1919, by delegates from the combat and service units of the American Expeditionary Forces, and given a national ...

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