|Edward Leon Rowny|
Lieutenant General Edward L. Rowny
|Born||April 3, 1917|
|Died||December 17, 2017 (aged 100)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1941-1979|
|Commands held||317th Engineer Combat Battalion, 92nd Infantry Division|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Combat Infantryman Badge|
Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (3)
Legion of Merit (3)
Bronze Star (2)
Presidential Citizen Medal
Order of Polonia Restituta - Commander
Edward Leon Rowny (April 3, 1917 – December 17, 2017) 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).
References[change | change source]
- "American Polish Advisory Council – Gen. Edward L. Rowny". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2017-08-26.
- "TFAS Mourns the Loss of General Edward L. Rowny, Patriot and Friend to TFAS". The Fund for American Studies. 18 December 2017.
- "Lt. Gen. Edward Rowny, hard-line arms control adviser to five presidents, dies at 100". Stars and Stripes.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Interview about the SALT I negotiations for the WGBH series, War and Peace in the Nuclear Age