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General insignia

1775 - 1939Edit

Name Birth date Death date Date of Rank Age Date Vacated Reason Branch Birthplace Commission
George Washington George Washington2 22 Feb, 1732 14 Dec, 1899 15 Jun, 1775 43 23 Dec, 1783 Resigned Virginia 1775
Robert E. Lee 110px January 19, 1807 October 12, 1870 25 Jul, 1862 44 4 Mar, 1865 Resigned 50px Stratford Hall, Virginia, 1843 (USCA)
William T. Sherman 110px 8 Feb, 1820 14 Feb, 1891 4 Mar, 1869 49 8 Feb, 1884 Retired US Army Field Artillery Insignia Ohio 1840 (USMA)
Philip H. Sheridan Philip H. Sheridan1 6 Mar, 1831 5 Aug, 1888 1 Jun, 1888 57 5 Aug, 1888 Death US Army Infantry Insignia New York 1853 (USMA)
Tasker H. Bliss 110px 31 Dec, 1853 9 Nov, 1930 6 Oct, 1917 63 19 May, 1918 Terminated US Army Quartermaster Corps Insignia Pennsylvania 1875 (USMA)
John J. Pershing John J. Pershing (GOA) (1) 13 Sept, 1860 15 Jul, 1948 6 Oct, 1917 57 3 Sept, 1919 Promotion US Army Cavalry Insignia Missouri 1886 (USMA)
Peyton C. March 110px 27 Dec, 1864 13 Apr, 1955 20 Mar, 1918 53 30 Jun, 1920 Discharge US Army Field Artillery Insignia Pennsylvania 1888 (USMA)
Charles P. Summerall 110px 4 Mar, 1867 14 May, 1955 23 Feb, 1929 61 20 Nov, 1930 Relieved US Army Field Artillery Insignia Florida 1892 (USMA)
Douglas MacArthur 110px 26 Jan, 1880 5 Apr, 1964 21 Nov, 1930 50 1 Oct, 1935 Relieved US Army Engineer Insignia Arkansas 1903 (USMA)
Malin Craig Malin Craig1 5 Aug, 1875 25 Jul, 1945 2 Oct, 1935 60 31 Aug, 1939 Retirement US Army Cavalry Insignia Missouri 1898 (USMA)
George C. Marshall 110px 31 Dec, 1880 16 Oct, 1969 1 Sept, 1939 58 16 Dec, 1944 Promotion US Army Infantry Insignia Pennsylvania 1901 (VMI)

1950 - 1959Edit

Name Birth date Death date Date of Rank Age Date Vacated Reason Branch Birthplace Entered RA
Matthew B. Ridgway 110px 3 Mar, 1895 26 Jul, 1993 11 May, 1951 56 30 Jun, 1955 Retired US Army Infantry Insignia Virginia 1917 (USMA)
Walter B. Smith Walter B. Smith2 5 Oct, 1895 9 Aug, 1961 1 Jul, 1951 55 31 Jan, 1953 Retired US Army Infantry Insignia Indiana 1920
John E. Hull 110px 26 May, 1895 10 Jun, 1975 30 Jul, 1951 56 30 Apr, 1955 Retired US Army Infantry Insignia Ohio 1917
James A. Van Fleet 110px 19 Mar, 1892 23 Sept, 1992 31 Jul, 1951 59 31 May, 1958 Retired US Army Infantry Insignia New Jersey 1915 (USMA)
Alfred M. Gruenther Alfred M. Gruenther 3 Mar, 1899 30 May, 1983 1 Aug, 1951 52 31 Dec, 1956 Retired US Army Field Artillery Insignia Nebraska 1918 (USMA)
John R. Hodge 110px 12 Jun, 1893 12 Nov, 1963 5 Jul, 1952 59 30 Jun, 1953 Retired US Army Infantry Insignia Illinois 1917
Maxwell D. Taylor 110px 26 Aug, 1901 19 Apr, 1987 23 Jun, 1953 51 1 Jul, 1959 Retired US Army Field Artillery Insignia Missouri 1922 (USMA)
Charles L. Bolte 110px 8 May, 1895 11 Feb, 1989 30 Jul, 1953 58 30 Apr, 1955 Retired US Army Infantry Insignia Illinois 1917
William M. Hoge 110px 13 Jan, 1894 29 Oct, 1979 23 Oct, 1953 59 31 Jan, 1955 Retired US Army Engineer Insignia Illinois 1916 (USMA)
John E. Dahlquist John E. Dahlquist 12 Mar, 1896 30 Jul, 1975 18 Aug, 1954 58 29 Feb, 1956 Retired US Army Infantry Insignia Minnesota 1917
Anthony C. McAuliffe 110px 2 Jul, 1898 11 Aug, 1975 1 Aug, 1955 57 31 May, 1956 Retired US Army Field Artillery Insignia D.C. 1918 (USMA)
Lyman L. Lemnitzer Lyman Lemnitzer1 29 Aug, 1899 12 Nov, 1988 25 Mar, 1955 55 31 Aug, 1961 Retired Coast Artillery Insignia Pennsylvania 1920 (USMA)
Williston B. Palmer 110px 11 Nov, 1899 11 Oct, 1973 1 May, 1955 55 1 Dec, 1959 Retired US Army Field Artillery Insignia Illinois 1919 (USMA)
Isaac D. White 110px 6 Mar, 1901 11 Jun, 1990 22 Jun, 1955 54 1 Apr, 1961 Retired US Army Cavalry Insignia New Hampshire 1922 (Norwich)
Willard G. Wyman Willard G. Wyman 21 Mar, 1898 29 Mar, 1969 1 Mar, 1956 57 1 Aug, 1958 Retired US Army Cavalry Insignia Maine 1919 (USMA)
Cortlandt V. R. Schuyler 110px 22 Dec, 1900 4 Dec, 1993 18 Mar, 1956 55 1 Nov, 1959 Retired Coast Artillery Insignia New Jersey 1922 (USMA)
George H. Decker 110px 16 Feb, 1902 6 Feb, 1980 31 May, 1956 54 30 Sept, 1962 Retired US Army Infantry Insignia New York 1924
Henry I. Hodes 110px 19 Mar, 1899 14 Feb, 1962 1 Jun, 1956 57 1 Apr, 1959 Retired US Army Cavalry Insignia D.C. 1920 (USMA)
Bruce C. Clarke Bruce C. Clarke 29 Apr, 1901 17 Mar, 1988 1 Aug, 1958 57 30 Apr, 1962 Retired US Army Engineer Insignia New York 1925 (USMA)
Clyde D. Eddleman Clyde D. Eddleman 17 Jan, 1902 19 Aug, 1992 1 Apr, 1959 57 31 Mar, 1962 Retired US Army Infantry Insignia Texas 1924 (USMA)
Carter B. Magruder 110px 3 Apr, 1900 14 Mar, 1988 1 Jul, 1959 59 30 Jun, 1961 Retired US Army Field Artillery Insignia England 1923 (USMA)
Charles D. Palmer 110px 20 Feb, 1902 7 Jun, 1999 1 Oct, 1959 57 28 Feb, 1962 Retired US Army Field Artillery Insignia Illinois 1924 (USMA)

1960 - 1969Edit

Name Birth date Death date Date of Rank Age Date Vacated Reason Branch Birthplace School
Clark L. Ruffner Clark L. Ruffner 12 Jan, 1903 26 Jul, 1982 1 Mar, 1960 57 US Army Infantry Insignia New York 1924 (VMI)
James E. Moore 110px 29 Nov, 1902 28 Jan, 1986 21 Apr, 1960 57 US Army Infantry Insignia Mass. 1924 (USMA)
Herbert B. Powell Herbert B. Powell2 13 Jul, 1903 3 Apr, 1998 1 Oct, 1960 57 US Army Infantry Insignia Oregon 1926
James F. Collins 110px 2 Sept, 1905 22 Jan, 1989 1 Apr, 1961 55 US Army Field Artillery Insignia New York 1927 (USMA)
Guy S. Meloy, Jr. Guy S. Meloy, Jr. 4 Sept, 1903 14 Dec, 1964 1 Jul, 1961 57 US Army Infantry Insignia Maryland 1927 (USMA)
Paul D. Adams 110px 6 Oct, 1906 31 Oct, 1987 3 Oct, 1961 54 US Army Infantry Insignia Alabama 1928 (USMA)
Paul D. Harkins 110px 15 May, 1904 21 Aug, 1984 2 Jan, 1962 56 US Army Cavalry Insignia Mass. 1929 (USMA)
Earle G. Wheeler Earle G. Wheeler (GEN) (1) 13 Jan, 1908 18 Dec, 1985 1 Mar, 1962 54 US Army Infantry Insignia D.C. 1932 (USMA)
Barksdale Hamlett 110px 30 Dec, 1908 26 Aug, 1979 2 Apr, 1962 53 US Army Field Artillery Insignia Kentucky 1930 (USMA)
Paul L. Freeman, Jr. 110px 29 Jun, 1907 17 Apr, 1988 1 May, 1962 54 US Army Infantry Insignia Philippines 1929 (USMA)
Robert J. Wood 110px 9 Jun, 1905 8 Jul, 1986 1 Sept, 1962 57 Coast Artillery Insignia Virginia 1930 (USMA)
John K. Waters 110px 20 Dec, 1906 9 Jan, 1989 28 Feb, 1963 56 US Army Cavalry Insignia Maryland 1931 (USMA)
Andrew P. O'Meara 98px 23 Mar, 1907 30 Sept, 2005 6 Jun, 1963 56 US Army Field Artillery Insignia Wisconsin 1930 (USMA)
Theodore W. Parker 110px 31 Jan, 1909 27 May, 1994 1 Jul, 1963 54 US Army Field Artillery Insignia Minnesota 1931 (USMA)
Hamilton H. Howze 110px 21 Dec, 1908 8 Dec, 1998 1 Aug, 1963 54 US Army Cavalry Insignia New York 1930 (USMA)
Hugh P. Harris 110px 15 Jul, 1909 3 Nov, 1979 1 Mar, 1964 54 US Army Infantry Insignia Alabama 1931 (USMA)
Frank S. Besson, Jr. 110px 30 May, 1910 15 Jul, 1985 27 May, 1964 53
Transportation Corps Insignia
Michigan 1932 (USMA)
Harold K. Johnson Harold K. Johnson 22 Feb, 1912 24 Sept, 1983 3 Jul, 1964 52 US Army Infantry Insignia N. Dakota 1933 (USMA)
William Westmoreland 110px 26 Mar, 1914 18 Jul, 2005 1 Aug, 1964 50 US Army Field Artillery Insignia S. Carolina 1936 (USMA)
Creighton W. Abrams Creighton W. Abrams1 15 Sept, 1914 4 Sept, 1974 4 Sept, 1964 49 US Army Cavalry Insignia Mass. 1936 (USMA)
Robert W. Porter, Jr. Robert W. Porter, Jr. (GEN) (1) 29 Apr, 1908 22 Apr, 2000 18 Mar, 1965 56 US Army Cavalry Insignia Nebraska 1930 (USMA)
Dwight E. Beach 110px 20 Jul, 1908 22 Jul, 2000 1 Jul, 1965 56 US Army Field Artillery Insignia Michigan 1932 (USMA)
Charles H. Bonesteel III 110px 26 Sept, 1909 13 Oct, 1977 1 Sept, 1966 56 US Army Infantry Insignia New York 1931 (USMA)
Theodore J. Conway 90px 24 Jul, 1909 11 Sept, 1990 1 Nov, 1966 57 US Army Infantry Insignia California 1933 (USMA)
James H. Polk 110px 13 Dec, 1911 18 Feb, 1992 31 May, 1967 55 US Army Cavalry Insignia Philippines 1933 (USMA)
Ralph E. Haines, Jr. 110px 21 Aug, 1913 23 Nov, 2011 1 Jun, 1967 53 US Army Cavalry Insignia New Jersey 1935 (USMA)
James K. Woolnough 110px 24 Oct, 1910 30 May, 1996 1 Jul, 1967 56 US Army Infantry Insignia Philippines 1932 (USMA)
Andrew J. Goodpaster Andrew J. Goodpaster 12 Feb, 1915 16 May, 2005 3 Jul, 1968 53 US Army Infantry Insignia Illinois 1939 (USMA)
Ben Harrell 110px 15 Mar, 1911 26 Jul, 1981 4 Jul, 1968 57 US Army Infantry Insignia Oregon 1933 (USMA)
Berton E. Spivy, Jr. Berton E. Spivy, Jr. 22 Dec, 1911 26 Nov, 1997 31 Jul, 1968 56 US Army Field Artillery Insignia Oklahoma 1934 (USMA)
Bruce Palmer, Jr. Bruce Palmer, Jr. 13 Apr, 1913 10 Oct, 2000 1 Aug, 1968 55 US Army Infantry Insignia Texas 1936 (USMA)
George R. Mather 110px 2 Jun, 1911 1 Jan, 1993 1 Mar, 1969 57 US Army Cavalry Insignia S. Dakota 1932 (USMA)
Ferdinand J. Chesarek Ferdinand J. Chesarek 18 Feb, 1914 20 Nov, 1993 10 Mar, 1969 55 US Army Field Artillery Insignia Michigan 1938 (USMA)
William B. Rosson William B. Rosson 25 Aug, 1918 12 Dec, 2004 15 May, 1969 50 US Army Infantry Insignia Iowa 1940
John L. Throckmorton 110px 28 Feb, 1913 13 Feb, 1986 1 Aug, 1969 56 US Army Infantry Insignia Missouri 1935 (USMA)
John H. Michaelis 110px 20 Aug, 1912 31 Oct, 1985 1 Oct, 1969 57 US Army Infantry Insignia California 1936 (USMA)
Lewis B. Hershey Ret. 110px 12 Sept, 1893 20 May, 1977 23 Dec, 1969 76 10 Apr, 1973 Retired US Army Field Artillery Insignia Indiana 1920

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