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  George Smith Patton, Major General, United States Army
George S. Patton, who was the son of the famous World War II General and who became a Major General in the Army himself, died June 27, 2004, at his home in Hamilton, Mass., at age 80.
Patton's oldest child, Mother Margaret Georgina Patton, dressed in a full habit, read a letter her father wrote to her when she was only a month old.
Patton was interred in Section 34 of Arlington National Cemetery in a simple pine box made by the sisters of the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Conn., from trees grown on the property.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /gspatton.htm   (3768 words)

  
 George Patton Biography - The Free Information Society
Patton made a study of the terrain of Normandy, reasoning that he may fight there someday...this study remained lost in the mass of War Department paperwork until it was desperately needed in 1944.
Patton had planned no farewell to his brigade, as he knew they hated him for the hard life they had during their training, so he planned to slip quietly away at noontime, while the men were at mess.
Patton firmly believed that a soldier should be buried where he falls...so he lies in the military cemetery at Hamm in Luxembourg, among 30,000 men that fought for him during the Battle of the Bulge.
www.freeinfosociety.com /site.php?postnum=517   (8344 words)

  
 Gen. George S. Patton; Son of Famed WWII Leader (washingtonpost.com)
George S. Patton, who was the son of the famous World War II general and who became a major general in the Army himself, died June 27 at his home in Hamilton, Mass., at age 80.
Patton received a master's degree in international affairs from George Washington University, graduated from the Army's War College and did graduate study in management at Harvard.
Patton was posted to bases near Washington three times and, at the time of his retirement from the Army, lived in Bethesda.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A19368-2004Jun30.html   (671 words)

  
 Patton - K Troop - 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment - Hosted By Bob Hersey
George S. Patton is the son of the famous W.W.II general, Gen. George S. Patton, Jr.
Colonel Patton was born Georges S. Patton, IV but legally changed his name and dropped the roman numerals.
Patton retired from the Army in 1980 and retired to his home in Hamilton, Massachusetts.
www.ktroop.com /patton.htm   (374 words)

  
 George Patton, general's son, Army hero, gentleman farmer - The Boston Globe
Major General George S. Patton, son and namesake of the legendary World War II general and a war hero in his own right before becoming an accomplished North Shore farmer, died Sunday at his Hamilton home after an illness marked by a variety of ailments.
General Patton, who was the fourth George Patton in the family -- the first was killed in the Civil War -- was christened George Patton IV, with no middle name, his wife, Joanne (Holbrook), said yesterday.
After the death of his father in 1945, General George S. Patton Jr., the commander who had led the Third Army to victory in World War II, the younger Patton went to court to legally drop the numeric designation and to install the middle initial ''S" for Smith, his wife of 52 years said.
www.boston.com /news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/07/01/george_patton_generals_son_army_hero_gentleman_farmer?mode=PF   (997 words)

  
 George Patton IV Information
George Smith Patton IV (name later changed to George Smith Patton) (December 24, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts - June 27, 2004 in South Hamilton, Massachusetts) was a major general in the United States Army and the son of World War II General George Patton.
A 1946 graduate of West Point, Patton served in Korea as a company commander and in Vietnam commanding the 11th Armored Cavalry as a colonel during three tours of duty there before retiring from the Army in 1980.
He is survived by his wife, the former Joanne Holbrook, and their five children, Margaret Georgina Patton, George S. Patton V, Robert H. Patton, Helen Patton-Plusczyk, and Benjamin Wilson Patton; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
www.bookrags.com /George_Patton_IV   (174 words)

  
 KWVA: In Memoriam - Maj. Gen. George S. Patton
George S. Patton, the son and namesake of the World War II armored commander and a veteran of combat in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, died on Sunday June 27 at his home in Hamilton, Mass.
George Smith Patton III was a senior at West Point when his famous father was killed in a bizarre December 1945 road accident in Germany.
When Westbrook Pegler and other journalists approached Bea Patton for confirmation from her husband's papers that Gen. Dwight Eisenhower had carried on a notorious affair with his British driver Kaye Summersby, she refused, explaining that she did not believe loose talk and, besides, her son was a career officer.
www.kwva.org /in_memoriam/i_040627_patton_george.htm   (801 words)

  
 George Patton IV - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
George Patton IV George Smith Patton IV (name later changed to George Smith Patton) (December 24, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts - June 27, 2004 in South Hamilton, Massachusetts) was a major general in the United States Army and the son of World War II General George Patton.
A graduate of West Point, Patton served in Korea as a company commander and in Vietnam commanding the 11th Armored Cavalry as a colonel during three tours of duty there before retiring from the Army in 1980.
He is survived by his wife, the former Joanne Holbrook, and their five children, Margaret Georgina Patton, George S. Patton IV, Robert H. Patton, Helen Patton-Plusczyk, and Benjamin Wilson Patton; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
www.music.us /education/G/George-Patton-IV.htm   (386 words)

  
 FOXNews.com - General Patton's Son Dies at 80 - U.S. & World
 George S. Patton (search), son of the legendary World War II general of the same name, has died at age 80.
Patton suffered from a form of Parkinson's disease (search) and died on Sunday, said his wife, Joanne.
Patton retired in 1980 and lived in Hamilton, Mass., where he founded a farm and adjacent farm stand that sold blueberries, strawberries and other produce.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,124301,00.html   (547 words)

  
 George S. Patton IV - Biography
Even though his father was a 'Jr.', there was no George S. Patton III.
Following the death of his father, he legally dropped the Roman numeral from his name.
One of his last assignments was command of the Development and Reserch Command (DARCOM) that develops armaments and matériel for the United States' Army.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0666530/bio   (393 words)

  
 George S. Patton IV
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 George Patton Quotes
The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence, utter, complete and bumptious.
Source: Letter to Cadet George S. Patton IV, June 6, 1944.
In war nothing is impossible, provided you use audacity.
www.zaadz.com /quotes/authors/george_patton?page=2   (245 words)

  
 george patton, general george patton
George Patton was an intelligent child, intensively studying classical literature and military history from a young age, but likely suffered from an undiagnosed case of dyslexia, the consequences of which would haunt him throughout his schooling.
George Patton, along with many other members of his family, often saw vivid, lifelike visions of his ancestors.
General George Patton was a staunch believer in reincarnation, and much anecdotal evidence indicates that he held himself to be the reincarnation of the Carthaginian General Hannibal; a Roman legionnaire; a Napoleonic field marshal; and various other historic military figures.
www.worldwar1-history.com /George-Patton.aspx   (868 words)

  
 George Patton IV
George Smith Patton IV (name later changed to George Smith Patton) (December 24, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts - June 27, 2004 in South Hamilton, Massachusetts) was a major general in the United States Army and the son of World War II General George Patton.
A graduate of West Point, Patton served in Korea as a company commander and in Vietnam commanding the 11th Armored Cavalry as a colonel during three tours of duty there before retiring from the Army in 1980.
He is survived by his wife, the former Joanne Holbrook, and their five children, Margaret Georgina Patton, George S. Patton IV, Robert H. Patton, Helen Patton-Plusczyk, and Benjamin Wilson Patton; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
www.casimiro.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/g/ge/george_patton_iv.html   (188 words)

  
 PATTON
George Patton, born in Swannanoa on Sept. 20, 1786, married Nancy Patton, daughter of Aaron and Magdalene (Cunningham) Patton.
George died on April 13, 1840, and both he and his wife Nancy are buried in the Patton Cemetery in Swannanoa.
George Patton was born in Ireland, on May 1, 1769, County of Derry and Parish of Tamlacht, and emigrated to America in 1790.
www.obcgs.com /patton.htm   (5294 words)

  
 State v. Patton, A-00-403 (not designated for permanent publication)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to the factual basis provided at arraignment, Patton was stopped for a traffic offense, at which time, marijuana was found in his possession, divided among nine individual baggies, each containing between one-fourth to one-eighth of an ounce of marijuana.
Patton was scheduled to appear for sentencing on March 10, 2000, but he failed to appear.
As such, we find Patton's assertion that his sentence of approximately 9 months in county jail, when he could have been sentenced to up to 5 years in the state penitentiary, was excessive to be meritless.
www.ncpa.ne.gov /ctopinio/A00-403.htm   (427 words)

  
 GEORGE III
George was born in London on June 4, 1738, the oldest son of Frederick Louis, prince of Wales (1707–51), and the grandson of King George II.
George's aim was to rule as well as reign, and he was a skillful and astute intriguer; by 1763 he had managed to regain many of the powers that strong Whig ministries had appropriated during the reigns of the first two Georges.
In 1811 he succumbed hopelessly, and his son, later George IV, acted as regent for the rest of his reign.
www.history.com /encyclopedia.do?vendorId=FWNE.fw..ge030500.a#FWNE.fw..ge030500.a   (807 words)

  
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George: May the wind always be at your back and the sun upon your face.
George: The official toxicity limit for humans is between one and one and half grams of cocaine depending on body weight.
When George Washington threw the dollar across the Rappahannock River, he didn't realize he was establishing a precedent for government spending.
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 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A 1946 graduate of West Point, Patton served in Korea as a company commander and in Vietnam commanding the 11th Armored Cavalry as a colonel during three tours of duty there.
Before retiring from the Army in 1980, he served as the commanding officer of the U.S. 2nd Armored Division, a unit his father had commanded in North Africa during World War II, and making this the only time in U.S. Army history that a father and a son had each commanded the same division.
He is survived by his wife, the former Joanne Holbrook, and their five children, Mother Margaret Georgina Patton, George S. Patton V, Robert H. Patton, Helen Patton-Plusczyk, and Benjamin Wilson Patton; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=George_Patton_IV   (251 words)

  
 BT Research - Patton   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Patton" sabre, a heavy cavalry sword developed by George S. Patton and modeled after the 1908 and 1912 Pattern British Army Cavalry Swords
Francis L. Patton, 12th President of Princeton University from 1888 to 1902
George Patton IV (1923-2004), son of the general
www.breathittteens.com /research.php?title=Patton   (211 words)

  
 directopedia : Directory : Society : Genealogy : Surnames : P [4] : Patton
Patton, a 1970 motion picture about the general.
Mike Patton, an American musician who used the title 'General Patton' for a one-off collaboration with The X-Ecutioners.
This is a disambiguation page—a list of articles associated with the same title.
www.directopedia.org /directory/Society-Genealogy/Surnames-P-Patton.shtml   (189 words)

  
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George Smith PATTON IV, born 1923 Dec 24, Boston, MA, died 2004 Jun 30, South Hamilton, MA; married 1952 Jun 14, Washington, DC, Joanne Stanley HOLBROOK.
George Griffith FETTER, born 1857 Feb 18, KY, died 1925 Nov 10, Louisville, KY; married Amanda BURKS (born 1859/60, Jefferson co, KY).
George Griffith FETTER, Jr., born 1888 Jul 15, KY, died 1981 Jan 24, Louisville, KY; married ca 1912, Eleanor CRENSHAW (born 1889/90, MS, died 1959 Feb 3, Louisville, KY).
www.angelfire.com /realm3/ruvignyplus/029.html   (17037 words)

  
 Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby Gray Ghost George S. Patton Historical Society Library
His antagonist this time was George Turpin, a student of medicine in the University.
CHAPTER IV THE first great military blunder of the war was committed by Johnston in evacuating Harper's Ferry.
His leading brigade was commanded by Colonel George H. Thomas, a Virginian, who was an officer in the Second Cavalry under Lee.
www.pattonhq.com /militaryworks/mosby.html   (23287 words)

  
 George Payne Army Germany
Although there are no official documents to verify the story, it is said that General George Patton and his troops were one of the first U. Army units to stay in Weierhof during World War II.
At the end of the war, American forces were given confiscation rights and subsequently claimed the Weierhof school which was used as a German Army training school prior to and during WW II.
Heidelburg Castle - The two dominant buildings at the eastern and northern side of the courtyard were erected during the rule of Ottheinrich (1556 - 1559) and Friedrich IV (1583 - 1610).
www.joepayne.org /germany/index.html   (390 words)

  
 IGN: Patton (Cinema Classics Collection) Review
Much of the credit goes to screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola for assembling a portrait of Patton that highlights his many accomplishments and yet depicts him as perhaps his own worst enemy; seldom has a great man been captured convincingly on film as both a leader and a lout.
But George C. Scott, who embodies the general, never fails to embrace either his strengths or shortcomings, rendering a believable but bigger-than-life performance that may indeed have since replaced the 'truth' of Patton's real life.
But the material is frequently as heartbreaking as it is harrowing; at least one of the participants breaks down in tears while describing the carnage he witnessed and survived.
dvd.ign.com /articles/711/711041p1.html   (1056 words)

  
 directopedia : Directory : Arts : Movies : Titles : P : Patton
PATTON is one of the best 'war' movies ever made.
Sweeping in scope, the film captures the spirit and character of General George S. Patton, Jr., America's most dashing and colorful General of the war.
Everyone is there -- Patton (George C. Scott), Bradley (Karl Malden) and Montgomery (Michael Bates) -- and played remarkably true to life....
www.directopedia.org /directory/Arts-Movies/Titles-P-Patton.shtml   (407 words)

  
 youthministry.com: Who Are You?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In my reading, one of the things that has always struck me is the way the Germans feared George Patton above all other Allied generals.
In fact, when the Germans knew they'd be facing Patton, they would bring inordinate amounts of reinforcements to bear on the battle -- even to the point of leaving other conflicts undermanned -- because they knew and feared Patton so much.
So I thought about Patton when I heard a Scripture passage in a sermon my pastor preached a few weeks ago.
www.youthministry.com /article.asp?ID=1421   (646 words)

  
 2004 - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia
John E. McLaughlin, CIA Deputy Director, becomes the acting Director until a permanent Director is chosen and confirmed by Congress.
Authorities suspect suicide attacks by rebels from Chechnya to be the cause of the crashes.
August 30–September 2 - U.S. President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney are renominated at the Republican National Convention in New York City.
www.medbib.com /2004   (6108 words)

  
 George Smith Patton, IV (1924 - 2004) - Find A Grave Memorial
George Smith Patton, IV (1924 - 2004) - Find A Grave Memorial
He was the son of famed World War II General George S. Patton Jr.
Interesting burial details...Upon the death of General George Smith Patton, he was interred in Arlington National Cemetery in a simple pine box made by the sisters of the Abbey of Regina Laudis from trees grown on the property.
www.findagrave.com /cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSvcid=532&GRid=9016024&   (222 words)

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