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Emory Jenison Pike

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient

Died when: 41 years 333 days (502 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius

 

Emory Jenison Pike

Emory Jenison Pike (December 18, 1876 – September 16, 1918) was a United States Army officer during World War I who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Vandieres, France on September 15, 1918.

A 1901 graduate of West Point, and the only West Point graduate to be awarded the Medal of Honor during World War I, Pike was a lieutenant colonel at Vandieres.

His daughter was presented his Medal of Honor after the war.He was buried at Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.


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