Edward Rowny

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Edward Leon Rowny
Lieutenant General Edward L. Rowny
Born(1917-04-03)April 3, 1917
Baltimore, Maryland
DiedDecember 17, 2017(2017-12-17) (aged 100)
Washington, D.C.
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchEmblem of the United States Department of the Army.svg United States Army
Years of service1941-1979
RankUS-O9 insignia.svg Lieutenant General
Commands held317th Engineer Combat Battalion, 92nd Infantry Division
Battles/warsWorld War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
AwardsCombat Infantryman Badge
Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (3)
Legion of Merit (3)
Bronze Star (2)
Air Medal
Presidential Citizen Medal
Order of Polonia Restituta - Commander

Edward Leon Rowny (April 3, 1917 – December 17, 2017)[1] was a United States Army Lieutenant General of Polish origin. He was a commanding officer in World War II and Korea, a military advisor to five U.S. presidents and a negotiator on the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).

Rowny died in Washington, D.C. on December 17, 2017 of cardiomyopathy at the age of 100.[2][3]

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  1. "American Polish Advisory Council – Gen. Edward L. Rowny". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2017-08-26.
  2. "TFAS Mourns the Loss of General Edward L. Rowny, Patriot and Friend to TFAS". The Fund for American Studies. 18 December 2017.
  3. "Lt. Gen. Edward Rowny, hard-line arms control adviser to five presidents, dies at 100". Stars and Stripes.

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