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Ernest Harmon

Full name: Ernest Nason Harmon
Nickname(s): Old Gravel Voice
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Born: February 26, 1894 in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 13, 1979 in White River Junction, Vermont, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Biography

After growing up in Vermont, Ernest Harmon attended Norwich University, transferring to West Point after one year, and graduating from there in 1917. He was commissioned in the cavalry after graduation. In World War II he initially served as Commanding General of the 1st Armored Division in Tunisia and Italy. Harmon briefly returned to the United States as a corps commander but then returned to North Africa to command the 2nd Armored Division in 1942-43. After the war he led the VIth Corps, and then for a few months early in 1947 he was the Commanding General of the 3rd US Army. From March 1947 to his retirement in March 1948 he was Deputy Commanding General of all Army Ground Forces. General Harmon left the Army in 1948 and in 1950 was named President of Norwich University, a post he held until 1965.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 30 Paris Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual United States USA 31T

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O TH PTS 10s 9s T
1924 Summer 30 Paris Modern Pentathlon United States Final Standings 31T 130.5
1924 Summer 30 Paris Modern Pentathlon United States Shooting 5 20 182 5 12
1924 Summer 30 Paris Modern Pentathlon United States Swimming 37 8:30.4
1924 Summer 30 Paris Modern Pentathlon United States Riding 32 40.5
1924 Summer 30 Paris Modern Pentathlon United States Running 26 15:01.0
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