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# Rank Name Photo Term Began Term Ended Y M D Reason In Permanent Establishment
1. COL Richard Gridley 17 Jun, 1775 5 Aug, 1776 1 1 20 Resigned 1775
2. COL Rufus Putnam Rufus Putnam 5 Aug, 1776 1 Nov, 1776 - 2 28 Resigned 1775
3. MG Louis L. Duportail Louis Dupertail 22 Jul, 1777 10 Oct, 1783 6 2 19 Resigned 1777
4. LTC Stephen Rochefontaine 26 Feb, 1795 7 May, 1798 3 2 12 Resigned 1778
5. LTC Henry Burbeck Henry Burbeck 7 May, 1798 1 Apr, 1802 3 10 26 Relieved 1775
6. LTC Jonathan Williams Jonathan Williams 3 Jul, 1802 20 Jun, 1803 Vacated 1801
6. COL Jonathan Williams Jonathan Williams 19 Apr, 1805 31 Jul, 1812 Resigned 1801
7. COL Joseph G. Swift Joseph G. Swift 31 Jul, 1812 12 Nov, 1818 Resigned 1802 (MA)
8. COL Walker K. Armistead Walker K. Armistead 12 Nov, 1818 1 Jun, 1821 Relieved 1803 (USMA, VA)
9. COL Alexander Macomb 110px 1 Jun, 1821 24 May, 1828 Relieved 1799 (NY)
10. COL Charles Gratiot Charles Gratiot 24 May, 1828 6 Dec, 1838 10 6 13 Relieved 1806 (USMA, MO)
11. BG Joseph G. Totten Joseph G. Totten 7 Dec, 1838 22 Apr, 1864 25 4 16 Death 1805 (USMA, CT)
12. BG Richard Delafield Richard Delafield 22 Apr, 1864 8 Aug, 1866 Retired 1818 (USMA, NY)
13. BG Andrew A. Humphreys Andrew A. Humphreys 8 Aug, 1866 30 Jun, 1879 12 10 23 Retired 1831 (USMA, PA)
14. BG Horatio G. Wright Horatio G. Wright 30 Jun, 1879 6 Mar, 1884 Retired 1841 (USMA, CN)
15. BG John Newton John Newton 6 Mar, 1884 27 Aug, 1886 Retired 1842 (USMA, VA)
16. BG James C. Duane James C. Duane 11 Oct, 1886
(12 Oct, 1886)
30 Jun, 1888 Retired 1848 (USMA, NY)
17. BG Thomas L. Casey Thomas L. Casey 6 Jul, 1888
(23 Jul, 1886)
10 May, 1895 Retired 1852 (USMA, NY)
18. BG William P. Craighill William P. Craighill 10 May, 1895 1 Feb, 1897 Retired 1853 (USMA, VA)
19. BG John M. Wilson John M. Wilson 1 Feb, 1897
(5 Feb, 1897)
30 Apr, 1901 Retired 1860 (USMA, DC)
20. BG Henry M. Robert Henry M. Robert 30 Apr, 1901 2 May, 1901 Retired 1857 (USMA, OH)
21. BG John W. Barlow John W. Barlow 2 May, 1901 3 May, 1901 Retired 1861 (USMA, WI)
22. BG George L. Gillespie, Jr. George Gillespie 3 May, 1901 22 Jan, 1904 Relieved 1862 (USMA, TN)
23. BG Alexander Mackenzie Alexander Mackenzie 23 Jan, 1904 25 May, 1908 Retired 1864 (USMA, WI)
24. BG William L. Marshall William L. Marshall 2 Jun, 1908 11 Jun, 1910 Retired 1868 (USMA, KY)
25. BG William H. Bixby William H. Bixby 12 Jun, 1910
(13 Jun, 1910)
11 Aug, 1913 Retired 1873 (USMA, MA)
26. BG William T. Rossell William T. Rossell 12 Aug, 1913 11 Oct, 1913 Retired 1873 (USMA, NJ)
27. BG Dan C. Kingman Dan C. Kingman 12 Oct, 1913 6 Mar, 1916 Retired 1875 (USMA, NH)
28. MG William M. Black William M. Black 7 Mar, 1916 31 Oct, 1919 Retired 1877 (USMA, PA)
* COL Frederic V. Abbot Frederic V. Abbot 31 Oct, 1919 2 Feb, 1920 Relieved 1879 (USMA, NY)
29. MG Lansing H. Beach Lansing H. Beach3 9 Jan, 1920
(2 Feb, 1920)
19 Jun, 1924 Retired 1882 (USMA, IA)
30. MG Harry Taylor Harry Taylor 19 Jun, 1924 27 Jun, 1926 Retired 1884 (USMA, NH)
31. MG Edgar Jadwin 110px 27 Jun, 1926 7 Aug, 1929 Retired 1890 (USMA, PA)
* BG Herbert Deakyne Herbert Deakyne 7 Aug, 1929 1 Oct, 1929 Relieved 1890 (USMA, DE)
32. MG Lytle Brown Lytle Brown 8 Aug, 1929
(1 Oct, 1929)
1 Oct, 1933 Retired 1898 (USMA, TN)
33. MG Edward M. Markham Edward M. Markham 1 Oct, 1933
(18 Oct, 1933)
18 Oct, 1937 Relieved 1899 (USMA, NY)
34. MG Julian L. Schley Julian L. Schley2 18 Oct, 1937 1 Oct, 1941 Retired 1903 (USMA, GA)
35. LTG Eugene Reybold Eugene Reybold 1 Oct, 1941 31 Sept, 1945 Relieved 1908 (UD, DE)
36. LTG Raymond A. Wheeler Raymond A. Wheeler 1 Oct, 1945
(4 Oct, 1945)
28 Feb, 1949 Retired 1911 (USMA, IL)
37. LTG Lewis A. Pick Lewis A. Pick 1 Mar, 1949 26 Jan, 1953 Relieved 1920 (V TEC, VA)
LTG Samuel D. Sturgis, Jr. 110px 17 Mar, 1953 30 Sept, 1956 Retired 1918 (USMA, ND)

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