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Clayton Price Kerr

Date of birth: August 16, 1900
Date of death: August 13, 1977
Place of Birth: Colorado, Denver
Home of record: Dallas Texas

From 1959 to 1962, Clayton Kerr served as Director of the Army National Guard. He retired as a U.S. Army Major General.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Major General Clayton Price Kerr (ASN: 0-164979), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Director of the Army National Guard, during the period October 1959 to August 1962. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of General Kerr culminate a long and distinguished career in the service of his country and his dedicated contributions reflect the highest credit upon himself and the United States Army.

General Orders: Department of the Army, General Orders No. 55 (September 25, 1962)

Action Date: October 1959 - August 1962

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Clayton Price Kerr (ASN: 0-164979), United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States.

Service: Army

Rank: Major General