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Upston, John E. (John Edwin), 1890-1952

President Truman signing a document

President Harry S. Truman sitting behind a desk is signing document of, "Promotion and Elimination of Officers in the Army, Navy, and Marine Corp." Standing, from left to right: Col. Joseph Knighton, Frank Schuyler, Commander D.L. Martineau, Captain S.S. Bowling, Rear Admiral Thomas L. Sprague, Brigadier General J.E. Dahlquist, Lieutenant Colonel G.E. Baya, Brigadier General J.E. Upston, and Colonel F.H. Miller.

Senator Truman on an Inspection Trip in 1939

Group of United States Senators and Representatives on a Truman Committee inspection trip in 1939. From left to right: Congressman Charles R. Clason; Congressman Thomas E. Martin; Senator John Sparkman; Senator Chan Gurney; Major John E. Upston; Congressman John M. Costello; Lieutenant General Calvin Stockley; Senator Elmer Thomas; Senator Harry S. Truman; Congressman Paul W. Shafer; Lieutenant General Devers; and Brigadier General Arthur Wilson.