Lt. Gen. William S. Lawton

Inducted: 1989
Born: 1900
Died: 1993
Lieutenant General William S. Lawton, 1900-1993, was native of Newport who later lived in Bethsesda, MD. His distinguished military career spanned forty years with service in World War II and the Korean War. He was a highly decorated U.S. Army Officer, and held key staff positions throughout his career following graduation from West Point in 1922. He retired in the 1960’s from Comptroller of the Army.
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