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Home Town Lewisburg, West Virginia
Last Address Chevy Chase, Maryland; Washington, District of Columbia
Date of Passing Jan 29, 1942
Location of Interment Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates Section 6 Grave 5692
Last Known Activity He commanded the US Army Air Service during and after WWI then helped to create the US Army Air Corps and became its first chief.
Patrick AFB, FL is named for him.
His ADSM citation: Awarded for actions during World War I
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 Mason Mathews Patrick, United States Army Air Service, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility during World War I. General Patrick displayed much ability and devotion to duty as Director of Construction and Forestry, and later as Chief of the Air Service of the American Expeditionary Forces, he perfected and ably administered the organization of this important Department.
General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 12 (1919)