Bettwy, Andrew Leo

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Name
Bettwy, Andrew Leo Gender: M
born on 31 May 1920 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Nogales, Arizona, 31n20, 110w56
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 09°42' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 26°21 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 03°09'



Andrew Leo Bettwy (in Phoenix circa 1954)

Biography

American government official, a Republican who served as Arizona State Land Commissioner from 1970 to 1978 under four Arizona governors.

During World War 2 he served in Europe as an armored car commander in a reconnaissance squadron during the push from Calais to Berchtesgaden, earning two battle stars and a Purple Heart. Bettwy participated in the liberation of the German concentration camp at Landsberg, and during the final three days of the war in Europe in May 1945, was officially "traded" to the German 38th SS Division Nibelungen as liaison officer to effect orderly surrenders.

He died on 1 December 2004, aged 84, in San Diego, California.

Link to Wikipedia biography

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from the birth certificate: http://genealogy.az.gov/azbirth/432/4320815.pdf; http://genealogy.az.gov/azbirth/432/4320814.pdf

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (Arizona State Land Commissioner from 1970 to 1978)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Republican)
  • Notable : Awards : Medals (Purple Heart)