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Name:Charles Edward Tennesson
Affiliation:Class of 1938
Biography & Genealogy:Charles E. Tennesson, Jr., graduate, Class of 1938. Born Alexandria, VA 1918. Received B.S. in Civil Engineering, June 1938. While at VMI was a Cadet Captain (Battalion Commander, 2nd Battln) and honor ROTC graduate (Field Artillery). Commissioned U. S. Army, 1940, serving until 1961 and retiring at the rank of Colonel. During World War II served in the Pacific and was part of a rescue party capturing a prison camp in the Phillippines. Following his army career worked as an executive in various construction and manufacturing companies. Died in Sarasota, FL on April 3, 1990.