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Wilfred C. Burton



After completing a BS at Albany Wilfred C. Burton graduated from the Officers' Candidate School at Camp Davis, NC and served in the 240th Searchlight Battalion in Los Angeles. In 1945, he joined the English Department at West Point Military Academy, where he remained until his retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel 22 years later. Shortly after retirement, he was presented with the Legion of Merit, the Army's second highest award for achievement.



Updated August 3, 2001