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Basic Information
Place of birth [[|]], [[|]], [[]]
Place of death [[|]], [[|]], [[]]
Cause of death
Buried at
Alma mater
Military Info
Allegiance 40px United States of America
Branch 40px United States Army

Service # Officer -

Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Organization or Command Title / Position Branch Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
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2nd Infantry Division (US) 2nd Division Assistant Chief of Staff;
Assistant Chief of Staff, G-2;
Chief of Staff
Lieutenant Colonel Fort Sam Houston, Texas 08 Jul 1938 31 Dec 1940
1st Cavalry Division 1st Cavalry Division Division Artillery Commander Lieutenant Colonel
Fort Bliss, Texas 01 Jan 1941 31 Jan 1942
82nd Infantry Division 82nd Division Division Artillery Commander - Colonel
Brigadier General
Camp Claiborne, Louisiana 01 Feb 1942 14 Aug 1942
82nd Airborne Division 82nd Airborne Division Division Artillery Commander - Brigadier General Fort Bragg, North Carolina 14 Aug 1942 30 Nov 1942
Department of War Temporary Duty Brigadier General
Major General
Camp Holabird, Maryland
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
01 Dec 1942 24 Feb 1943
11th Airborne Division 11th Airborne Division Commanding General - Major General Camp Mackall, North Carolina
New Guinea; Philippines; Japan
25 Feb 1943 00 Jan 1948
Allied Forces HQ Insignia Allied Forces Headquarters American Airborne Advisor - Major General North Africa 1943 00 Jul 1943
XIV US Corps XIV Corps Acting Commanding General Major General 21 May 1945 04 Jun 1945
I US Corps I Corps Commanding General - Major General Kyoto, Japan 02 Feb 1948 27 Jan 1949
Artillery School Commandant - Major General Fort Sill, Oklahoma 09 Apr 1949 31 Mar 1950
Fifth Army (United States) Army War College President - Lieutenant General Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
01 Apr 1950 31 Jul 1951
Sixth Army alternative (United States) Sixth Army Commanding General - Lieutenant General Presidio of San Francisco, California 01 Aug 1951 28 Feb 1954
Civilian Career
Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Lieutenant General, ret. Washington, D.C. 24 May 1954 05 Jan 1962

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Distinguished Service Cross Distinguished Service Cross
Army Distinguished Service Medal Army Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (2OLC) Silver Star Medal two bronze oak leaf clusters
Legion of Merit Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal (2OLC) Bronze Star Medal two bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Medal (numeral 2) Air Medal numeral "2" device
Army Commendation Medal Army Commendation Medal
Unit Awards
Presidential Unit Citation Presidential Unit Citation (Army)
Service/Campaign Medals
Mexican Service Medal Mexican Service Medal
World War I Victory Medal (1 Star) World War I Victory Medal one bronze service star
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (3SS & AH) Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal arrowhead; three bronze service stars
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1 Star) European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal one bronze service star
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal "Japan" clasp
National Defense Service Medal National Defense Service Medal
Foreign Personal Decorations
Legion of Honour (Officer) National Order of the Legion of Honour - Officer Flag of the French Republic French Republic
Foreign Unit Awards
Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Flag of the Philippines Republic of the Philippines
Foreign Service Awards
Philippine Liberation Medal (2SS) Philippine Liberation Medal two bronze service stars Flag of the Philippines Republic of the Philippines
Combat/Special Skill Badges
Parachutist Badge
Basic Parachutist Badge
(worn from 194? - 1984)
Identification Badges
11th Airborne Division 11th Airborne Division
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia - Former Wartime Service patch
(worn from 1948 - 1984)
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Four Overseas Service Bars
Overseas Service Bar (WWI) One Overseas Service Chevron

Battles/Wars ParticipationEdit

Mexican Expedition (15 Mar 1916 - 08 Jan 1917)

World War I (06 Apr 1917 - 11 Nov 1918)

World War II (08 Dec 1941 - 02 Sept 1945)

Korean War (07 Jul 1950 - 27 Jul 1953)

Foreign and Overseas ServiceEdit

Quotes / ReflectionsEdit



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