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General & Commander-in-ChiefEdit

Name Photo Born Time in Rank Army Info Died
When Where Date of Rank Date Vacated Reason Basic Date Basic Branch When Where Resting place
George
WASHINGTON
80px 22 Feb 1732 Westmoreland County,
Colony of Virginia,
British America
15 Jun 1775
(51)
23 Dec 1783
(59)
Resignation 1775 (direct) (none)
14 Dec 1799
(67)
Mount Vernon,
Fairfax County,
Virginia
Washington Family Tomb,
Mount Vernon,
Fairfax County,
Virginia
1775-1783: Blank5 Commander in Chief, Continental Army

General of the Army (Civil War era)Edit

Name Photo Born Time in Rank Army Info Died
When Where Date of Rank Date Vacated Reason Basic Date Basic Branch When Where Resting place
Ulysses Sam
GRANT
Ulysses S. Grant (GEN1) 27 Apr 1822 Point Pleasant,
Clermont County,
Ohio
25 Jul 1866
(43)
04 Mar 1869
(46)
Resignation 1843 (USMA) 1844-1855 Infantry Cap Insignia Infantry : 1843-54
20px Infantry : 1861-63
23 Jul 1885
(63)
Wilton,
Saratoga County,
New York
Grant's Tomb,
Manhattan,
New York City,
New York
1866-1869: Blank5 Commanding General, U.S. Army
William Tecumseh
SHERMAN
William T. Sherman (GEN1) 08 Feb 1820 Lancaster,
Fairfield County,
Ohio
04 Mar 1869
(49)
08 Feb 1884
(64)
Retirement 1840 (USMA) 20px Artillery : 1840-53
20px Infantry : 1858-63
14 Feb 1891
(71)
Manhattan,
New York City,
New York
Calvary Cemetery,
Saint Louis,
Missouri
1869-1883: Blank5 Commanding General, U.S. Army

Philip Henry
"Little Phil"
SHERIDAN
Philip H. Sheridan (LTG2) 06 Mar 1831 Albany,
Albany County,
New York
01 Jun 1888
(56)
05 Aug 1888
(56)
Died in Office 1853 (USMA) 20px Infantry : 1853-62
20px Cavalry : 1862-64
05 Aug 1888
(57)
Nonquitt (region),
Dartmouth,
Bristol County,
Massachusetts
Arlington National Cemetery,
Arlington County,
Virginia
1883-1888: Blank5 Commanding General, U.S. Army

General (1917 - 1920)Edit

Name Photo Born Time in Rank Army Info Died
When Where Date of Rank Date Vacated Reason Basic Date Basic Branch When Where Resting
place
Tasker Howard
BLISS
(O-21)
Tasker H. Bliss (GEN1) 31 Dec 1853 Lewisburg,
Union County,
Pennsylvania
06 Oct 1917
(63)
19 May 1918
(64)
Emergency
Appointment
Terminated
1875 (USMA) 20px Artillery : 1875-92
Subsistence Department insignia Subsistence Department : 1892-02
09 Nov 1930
(76)
Walter Reed General Hospital,
Washington, D.C.
Arlington National Cemetery,
Arlington County,
Virginia
1917-1918: Blank5 Chief of Staff
John Joseph
"Blackjack"
PERSHING
(O-1)
John J. Pershing (GEN) 13 Sep 1860 Laclede,
Linn County,
Missouri
06 Oct 1917
(57)
03 Sep 1919
(59)
Promotion 1886 (USMA) 20px Cavalry : 1886-06
1917-1919: Blank5 CINC - American Expeditionary Forces
Peyton Conway
MARCH
(O-6)
Peyton C. March (GEN1) 27 Dec 1864 Easton,
Northampton County,
Pennsylvania
20 Mar 1918
(53)
30 Jun 1920
(55)
Honorable
Discharge
1888 (USMA) 20px Artillery : 1888-09
20px Field Artillery : 1909-17
13 Apr 1955
(90)
Walter Reed Army Medical Center,
Washington, D.C.
Arlington National Cemetery,
Arlington County,
Virginia
1918-1920: Blank5 Chief of Staff

General (1929 - 1939)Edit

Name Photo Born Time in Rank Army Info Died
When Where Date of Rank Date Vacated Reason Basic Date Basic Branch When Where Resting
place
Charles Pelot
SUMMERALL
(O-21)
Charles P. Summerall (GEN) 04 Mar 1867 Blunt's Ferry,
Columbia County,
Florida
23 Feb 1929
(61)
20 Nov 1930
(63)
Retirement 1892 (USMA) 20px Infantry : 1892-93
20px Artillery : 1893-09
20px Field Artillery : 1909-19
14 May 1955
(88)
Walter Reed Army Medical Center,
Washington, D.C.
Arlington National Cemetery,
Arlington County,
Virginia
1929-1930: Blank5 Chief of Staff
Douglas
MacARTHUR
(O-57)
Douglas MacArthur (GEN1) 26 Jan 1880 Little Rock,
Pulaski County,
Arkansas
21 Nov 1930
(50)
01 Oct 1935
(53)
Reverted to
Major General
1903 (USMA) 20px Corps of Engineers : 1903-20
1930-1932: Blank5 Chief of Staff
1932-1935: Army Ground Forces Chief of Staff /
Space10 Blank2 CG — GHQ, U.S. Army
Malin
CRAIG
(O-86)
Malin Craig (GEN3) 05 Aug 1875 St. Joseph,
Buchanan County,
Missouri
02 Oct 1935
(60)
31 Aug 1939
(64)
Retirement 1898 (USMA) 20px Infantry : 1898
20px Cavalry : 1898-20
1935-1939: Army Ground Forces Chief of Staff /
Space10 Blank2 CG — GHQ, U.S. Army
George Catlett
MARSHALL Jr.
(O-1616)
George C. Marshall (GEN3) 31 Dec 1880 Uniontown,
Fayette County,
Pennsylvania
01 Sep 1939
(58)
16 Dec 1944
(64)
Promotion 1901 (VMI) 20px Infantry : 1901-36
1939-1940: Army Ground Forces Chief of Staff /
Space10 Blank2 CG — GHQ, U.S. Army
1940-1944: Blank5 Chief of Staff

General (1940 - 1949)Edit

Name Photo Born Time in Rank Army Info Died Position(s) served in rank
When Where Date of Rank Date Vacated Reason Basic
Date
Basic
Branch
When Age Where Resting
place
HINES,
John
[[File: 15 Jun 1940
retirement

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CRAIG,
Malin
Malin Craig (GEN2) 05 Aug 1875 St. Joseph,
Buchanan Co.,
Missouri
26 Sep 1941
(66)
25 Jul 1945
(70)
Died in
Rank
1898 (USMA) 20px INF : 1898
20px CAV : 1898-20
25 Jul 1945 70 Washington, D.C. ANC 41-45: Blank2 President, Secretary of War's Personnel Board
MacARTHUR,
Douglas
Douglas MacArthur (GEN2) 26 Jan 1880 Little Rock,
Pulaski Co.,
Arkansas
12 Dec 1941
(61)
18 Dec 1944
(64)
Promotion 1903 (USMA) 20px CE : 1903-20 - - - - 41-42: Blank2 CG — U.S. Army Forces in the Far East
42-44: Blank2 Supreme Allied Commander — Southwest Pacific Area
43-44: Blank2 CG — U.S. Army Forces in the Far East
EISENHOWER,
Dwight David
Dwight D. Eisenhower (GEN) 14 Oct 1890 Denison,
Grayson Co.,
Texas
11 Feb 1943
(52)
20 Dec 1944
(54)
Promotion 1915 (USMA) 20px INF : 1915-43 - - - - 43-44: Allied Forces HQ Insignia CINC — Allied Forces Headquarters
Space CG — North African Theater of Operations, U.S. Army
44-44: SHAEF patch Supreme Commander — Allied Expeditionary Force
Space CG — European Theater of Operations, U.S. Army
ARNOLD,
Henry Halleck
Henry H. Arnold (GEN) 25 Jun 1886 Gladwyne,
Montgomery Co.,
Pennsylvania
19 Mar 1943
(56)
21 Dec 1944
(58)
Promotion 1907 (USMA) 20px INF : 1907-16
20px SC : 1916-20
20px AC : 1920-40
- - - - 43-44: US Army Air Corps CG — Army Air Forces
STILWELL,
Joseph Warren
Joseph W. Stilwell (GEN2) 19 Mar 1883 Palatka,
Putnam Co.,
Florida
01 Aug 1944
(61)
12 Oct 1946
(63)
Died in
Rank
1904 (USMA) 20px INF : 1904-39 12 Oct 1946 63 San Francisco,
California
USMA 44-45: CBI Theater patch COM — China-Burma-India Theater
45-45: Army Ground Forces CG — Army Ground Forces
45-45: Tenth Army (United States) CG — Tenth Army
45-45: Blank2 Governor of the Ryukyu Islands
45-46: Western Defense Command CG — Western Defense Command
46-46: Sixth Army alternative (United States) CG — Sixth Army
KRUEGER,
Walter
Walter Krueger (GEN) 26 Jan 1881 Flatow,
West Prussia,
Kingdom of Prussia,
German Empire
05 Mar 1945
(64)
20 Jul 1946
(65)
Retired 1898 20px INF : 1898-36 20 Aug 1967 86 Valley Forge,
Chester Co.,
Pennsylvania
ANC 45-46: Sixth Army alternative (United States) CG — Sixth Army
SOMERVELL,
Brehon Burke
Brehon B. Somervell (GEN) 09 May 1892 Little Rock,
Pulaski Co.,
Arkansas
06 Mar 1945
(52)
30 Apr 1946
(53)
Retired 1914 (USMA) 20px CE : 1914-43 13 Feb 1955 62 Ocala,
Marion Co.,
Florida
ANC 45-45: Army Services Forces CG — Army Service Forces
McNARNEY,
Joseph Taggart
Joseph T. McNarney (GEN2) 28 Aug 1893 Emporium,
Cameron Co.,
Pennsylvania
07 Mar 1945
(51)
18 Sep 1947
(54)
Service
Switch
1915 (USMA) 20px INF : 1915-20
20px SC : 1917-20
20px AC : 1920-
- - - - 45-45: Allied Forces HQ Insignia Deputy Supreme Allied Commander — Mediterranean Theater
Space CG — Mediterranean Theater of Operations, U.S. Army
45-47: US Army Europe CG — U.S. Forces, European Theater
DEVERS,
Jacob Loucks
Jacob L. Devers (GEN1) 08 Sep 1887 York,
York Co.,
Pennsylvania
08 Mar 1945
(57)
30 Sep 1949
(62)
Retired 1909 (USMA) 20px FA : 1909-40 15 Oct 1979 92 Washington, D.C. ANC 45-45: Sixth Army Group CG — Sixth Army Group
45-48: Army Ground Forces CG — Army Ground Forces
48-49: Army Ground Forces CG — Army Field Forces
KENNEY,
George Churchill
George C. Kenney (GEN) 06 Aug 1889 Yarmouth,
Nova Scotia,
Canada
09 Mar 1945
(55)
18 Sep 1947
(58)
Service
Switch
1917 (Cadet) 20px SC : 1917-20
20px AC : 1920-43
- - - - 45-46: Far East Air Forces CG — Far East Air Forces
46-47: Blank2 CG — Strategic Air Command
CLARK,
Mark Wayne
Mark W. Clark (GEN) 01 May 1896 Madison Barracks,
Jefferson Co.,
New York
10 Mar 1945
(48)
31 Oct 1953
(57)
Retired 1917 (USMA) 20px INF : 1917-43 17 Apr 1984 87 ,
,
South Carolina
The
Citadel
45-45: Fifteenth Army Group CG — Fifteenth Army Group
45-47: US Forces, Austria CINC — U.S. Occupation Forces, Austria
47-49: Sixth Army alternative (United States) CG — Sixth Army
49-52: Army Ground Forces CG — Army Field Forces
52-53: Army Forces, Far East Command CINC — Far East Command /
Space CINC — United Nations Command /
Space CINC — U.S. Army Forces Far East
SPAATZ,
Carl Andrew
Carl A. Spaatz (GEN) 28 Jun 1891 Boyertown,
Berks Co.,
Pennsylvania
11 Mar 1945
(53)
18 Sep 1947
(56)
Service
Switch
1914 (USMA) 20px INF : 1914-20
20px SC : 1917-20
20px AC : 1920-43
- - - - 45-45: US Air Forces in Europe CG — Strategic & Tactical Air Forces Europe
45-45: US Air Forces in Europe CG — Strategic & Tactical Air Forces Pacific
46-47: US Army Air Corps CG — Army Air Forces
BRADLEY,
Omar Nelson
Omar N. Bradley (GEN) (1) 12 Feb 1893 Randolph Co.,
Missouri
12 Mar 1945
(52)
22 Dec 1950
(57)
Promotion 1915 (USMA) 20px INF : 1915-43 - - - - 45-45: Twelfth Army Group CG — Twelfth Army Group
45-47: Veteran Affairs patch Administrator of Veteran Affairs
48-49: Blank2 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
49-50: Blank2 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
HANDY,
Thomas Troy
Thomas T. Handy2 11 Mar 1892 Spring City,
Rhea Co.,
Tennessee
13 Mar 1945
(53)
31 Mar 1954
(62)
Retired 1914 (VMI) 20px FA : 1914-43 12 Apr 1982 90 unknown ANC 45-47: Blank2 Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
47-49: Fourth Army (United States) CG — Fourth Army
49-52: US Army Europe CG — European Command
52-52: US Army Europe CG — U.S. Army Europe
52-54: Blank2 DCINC — U.S. European Command
PATTON,
George Smith Jr.
George S. Patton, Jr. (GEN3) 11 Nov 1885 San Gabriel,
Los Angeles Co.,
California
14 Apr 1945
(59)
21 Dec 1945
(60)
Died in
Rank
1909 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1909-43 21 Dec 1945 60 Heidelberg,
Baden,
Germany
other 45-45: Third Army (United States) CG — Third Army
45-45: Fifteenth Army (United States) CG — Fifteenth Army
HODGES,
Courtney Hicks
80px 05 Jan 1887 Perry,
Houston Co.,
Georgia
15 Apr 1945
(58)
31 Jan 1949
(62)
Retired 1909 (direct) 20px INF : 1906-40 15 Jan 1966 79 San Antonio,
Bexar Co.,
Texas
ANC 45-49: [[File:|15px]] CG — First Army
WAINWRIGHT,
Jonathan Mayhew IV
Jonathan M. Wainwright IV (GEN) 23 Aug 1883 Walla Walla,
Walla Walla Co.,
Washington
05 Sep 1945
(62)
31 Aug 1947
(64)
Retired 1906 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1906-38 02 Sep 1953 70 San Antonio,
Bexar Co.,
Texas
ANC 45-46: Eastern Defense Command COM — Eastern Defense Command
46-47: Fourth Army (United States) CG — Fourth Army
CLAY,
Lucius Dubignon
Lucius D. Clay (GEN) 23 Apr 1897 Marietta,
Cobb Co.,
Georgia
28 Mar 1947
(49)
31 May 1949
(52)
Retired 1918 (USMA) 20px CE : 1918-46 16 Apr 1978 79 Chatham,
Barnstable Co.,
Massachusetts
USMA 47-49: US Army Europe CINC — European Command
Space Military Governor of Occupied Germany
COLLINS,
Joseph Lawton
J. Lawton Collins (GEN) 01 May 1896 New Orleans,
Orleans Parish,
Louisiana
24 Jan 1948
(51)
31 Mar 1956
(59)
Retired 1917 (USMA) 20px INF : 1917-45 12 Sep 1987 91 Washington, D.C. ANC 48-48: Blank2 Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
48-49: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
49-53: Blank2 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
53-54: Blank2 U.S. Representative, NATO Military Committee
54-55: Blank2 Ambassador to Vietnam
55-56: Blank2 U.S. Representative, NATO Military Committee
HAISLIP,
Wade Hampton
Wade H Haislip (GEN) 09 Jul 1889 Woodstock,
Shenandoah Co.,
Virginia
01 Oct 1949
(60)
31 Jul 1951
(62)
Retired 1912 (USMA) 20px INF : 1912-44 23 Dec 1971 82 Washington, D.C. ANC 49-51: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army

General (1950 - 1959)Edit

Name Photo Born Time in Rank Army Info Died Position(s) served in rank
When Where Date of Rank Date Vacated Reason Basic
Date
Basic
Branch
When Age Where Resting
place
RIDGWAY,
Matthew Bunker
Matthew B. Ridgway (GEN) 03 Mar 1895 Fort Monroe,
Virginia
11 May 1951
(56)
30 Jun 1955
(60)
Retired 1917 (USMA) 20px INF : 1917-45 26 Jul 1993 98 Fox Chapel,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania
ANC 51-52: General Headquarters, Southwest Pacific Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers /
Space CINC — United Nations Command /
Space CINC — Far East Command /
Space CINC — U.S. Army Forces Far East
52-53: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe SSI Supreme Allied Commander Europe
53-55: Blank2 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
SMITH,
Walter Bedell
05 Oct 1895 Indianapolis,
Marion County,
Indiana
01 Jul 1951
(55)
31 Jan 1953
(57)
Retired 1920 (direct) 20px INF : 1917-43 09 Aug 1961 65 Washington, D.C. ANC 51-53: Blank2 Director, Central Intelligence Agency
HULL,
John Edwin
John E. Hull (GEN) 26 May 1895 Greenfield,
Highland Co.,
Ohio
30 Jul 1951
(56)
30 Apr 1955
(59)
Retired 1917 (ROTC) 20px INF : 1917-46 10 Jun 1975 80 unknown ANC 51-53: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
53-55: United Nations Command CINC — United Nations Command /
Space CINC — Far East Command /
Space CINC — U.S. Army Forces Far East
VAN FLEET,
James Alward
James A. Van Fleet (GEN) 19 Mar 1892 Fort Lee,
Bergen Co.,
New Jersey
31 Jul 1951
(59)
31 Mar 1953
(61)
Retired 1915 (USMA) 20px INF : 1915-46 23 Sep 1992 100 Polk City,
Polk Co.,
Florida
ANC 51-53: Eighth Army (United States) CG — Eighth Army
GRUENTHER,
Alfred Maximilian
Alfred M. Gruenther (GEN) (1) 03 Mar 1899 Platte Center,
Platte Co.,
Nebraska
01 Aug 1951
(52)
31 Dec 1956
(57)
Retired 1918 (USMA) 20px FA : 1918-47 30 May 1983 84 Washington, D.C. ANC 51-53: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe SSI C/S — Supreme HQ Allied Powers Europe
53-56: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe SSI Supreme Allied Commander Europe /
Space CINC — U.S. European Command
HODGE,
John Reed
John R. Hodge (GEN) 12 Jun 1893 Golconda,
Pope Co.,
Illinois
05 Jul 1952
(59)
30 Jun 1953
(60)
Retired 1917 (direct) 20px INF : 1917-46 12 Nov 1963 70 Washington, D.C. ANC 52-53: Army Ground Forces Chief, Army Field Forces
TAYLOR,
Maxwell Davenport
Maxwell D. Taylor (GEN1) 26 Aug 1901 Keytesville,
Chariton Co.,
Missouri
23 Jun 1953
(51)
01 Jul 1959
(57)
Retired 1922 (USMA) 20px CE : 1922-26
20px FA : 1926-48
19 Apr 1987 85 Washington, D.C. ANC 53-54: Eighth Army (United States) CG — Eighth Army
54-55: Eighth Army (United States) CG — U.S. Army Forces Far East /
Space CG — Eighth Army
55-55: United Nations Command CINC — United Nations Command /
Space CINC — Far East Command
55-59: Blank2 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
BOLTE,
Charles Lawrence
Charles L. Bolte (GEN) 08 May 1895 Chicago,
Cook Co.,
Illinois
30 Jul 1953
(58)
30 Apr 1955
(59)
Retired 1917 (direct) 20px INF : 1917-48 11 Feb 1989 93 Alexandria,
Virginia
ANC 53-53: US Army Europe CINC — U.S. Army Europe
53-55: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
HOGE,
William Morris
William M. Hoge (GEN) 13 Jan 1894 Boonville,
Cooper Co.,
Illinois
23 Oct 1953
(59)
31 Jan 1955
(61)
Retired 1916 (USMA) 20px CE : 1916-48 29 Oct 1979 85 Fort Leavenworth,
Leavenworth Co.,
Kansas
ANC 53-55: US Army Europe CINC — U.S. Army Europe
EICHELBERGER,
Robert Lawrence
09 Mar 1886 Urbana,
Champaign Co.,
Ohio
19 Jul 1954
(68)
- - 1909 (USMA) 20px INF : 1909-24
16px AGC : 1924-37
20px INF : 1937-43
26 Sep 1961 75 Asheville,
Buncombe Co.,
North Carolina
ANC No positions held
TRUSCOTT,
Lucian King Jr.
09 Jan 1895 Chatfield,
Navarro County,
Texas
19 Jul 1954
(59)
- - 1917 (direct) 20px CAV : 1917-46 12 Nov 1965 70 Alexandria,
Virginia
ANC No positions held
GEROW,
Leonard Townsend
13 Jul 1888 Petersburg,
Virginia
19 Jul 1954
(66)
- - 1911 (VMI) 20px INF : 1911-44 12 Oct 1972 84 Petersburg,
Virginia
ANC No positions held
SIMPSON,
William Hood
William H. Simpson (GEN) 18 May 1888 Weatherford,
Parker Co.,
Texas
19 Jul 1954
(66)
- - 1909 (USMA) 20px INF : 1909-46 15 Aug 1980 92 San Antonio,
Bexar Co.,
Texas
ANC No positions held
LEAR,
Ben Jr.
12 May 1879 Hamilton,
Ontario,
Canada
19 Jul 1954
(75)
- - 1901 (direct) 20px INF : 1898-01
20px CAV : 1901-35
02 Nov 1966 87 Murfreesboro,
Rutherford Co.,
Tennessee
ANC No positions held
BUCKNER,
Simon Bolivar Jr.
18 Jul 1886 Munfordville,
Hart County,
Kentucky
19 Jul 1954 - - 1908 (USMA) 20px INF : 1908-40 18 Jun 1945 58 Okinawa,
Empire of Japan
other No positions held
PATCH,
Alexander McCarrell
23 Nov 1889 Fort Huachuca,
Cochise Co.,
Arizona
19 Jul 1954 - - 1913 (USMA) 20px INF : 1913-45 21 Nov 1945 55 Fort Sam Houston,
San Antonio,
Bexar Co.,
Texas
USMA No positions held
McNAIR,
Lesley James
25 May 1883 Verndale,
Wadena Co.,
Minnesota
19 Jul 1954 - - 1904 (USMA) 20px ART : 1904-09
20px FA : 1909-37
25 Jul 1944 61 Manche,
Lower Normandy,
France
other No positions held
DeWITT,
John Lesley
09 Jan 1880 Fort Sidney,
Sidney,
Cheyenne Co.,
Nebraska
19 Jul 1954
(74)
- - 1898 (direct) 20px INF : 1898-34 20 Jun 1962 82 Washington, D.C. ANC No positions held
WEDEMEYER,
Albert Coady
09 Jul 1897 Omaha,
Douglas County,
Nebraska
19 Jul 1954
(57)
- - 1918 (USMA) 20px INF : 1918-46 17 Dec 1989 92 Fort Belvoir,
Fairfax Co.,
Virginia
ANC No positions held
RICHARDSON,
Robert Charlwood Jr.
27 Oct 1882 Charleston,
Charleston Co.,
South Carolina
19 Jul 1954 - - 1904 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1904-13
20px INF : 1913-17
20px CAV : 1917-38
02 Mar 1954 71 Rome,
Lazio,
Italian Republic
USMA No positions held
DAHLQUIST,
John Ernest
12 Mar 1896 Minneapolis,
Hennepin Co.,
Minnesota
18 Aug 1954
(58)
29 Feb 1956
(59)
Retired 1917 (direct) 20px INF : 1917-48 30 Jul 1975 79 unknown ANC 54-55: Army Ground Forces Chief, Army Field Forces
55-56: Army Ground Forces CG — Continental Army Command
McAULIFFE,
Anthony Clement
Anthony C. McAuliffe (GEN) 02 Jul 1898 Washington, D.C. 01 Aug 1955
(57)
31 May 1956
(57)
Retired 1918 (USMA) 20px FA : 1918-48 11 Aug 1975 77 Washington, D.C. ANC 55-56: US Army Europe CINC — U.S. Army Europe
LEMNITZER,
Lyman Louis
Lyman Lemnitzer1 29 Aug 1899 Honesdale,
Wayne Co.,
Pennsylvania
25 Mar 1955
(55)
31 Aug 1961
(62)
Retired 1920 (USMA) 20px CAC : 1920-48 12 Nov 1988 89 Washington, D.C. ANC 55-55: Eighth Army (United States) CINC — United Nations Command /
Space CINC — Far East Command /
Space CG — Eighth Army /
57-59: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
59-60: Blank2 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
60-63: Blank2 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
63-69: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe SSI Supreme Allied Commander Europe /
Space CINC — U.S. European Command
PALMER,
Williston Birkhimer
Williston B. Palmer (GEN) 11 Nov 1899 Chicago,
Cook Co.,
Illinois
01 May 1955
(55)
01 Dec 1959
(60)
Retired 1919 (USMA) 20px FA : 1918-49 11 Oct 1973 73 Washington, D.C. ANC 55-57: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
57-59: Blank2 DCINC — U.S. European Command
WHITE,
Isaac Davis
Isaac D. White (GEN) 06 Mar 1901 Peterborough,
Hillsborough Co.,
New Hampshire
22 Jun 1955
(54)
01 Apr 1961
(59)
Retired 1922 (Norwich) 20px CAV : 1923-50 11 Jun 1990 89 Hanover,
Grafton Co.,
New Hampshire
other 55-57: Eighth Army (United States) CG — U.S. Army Forces Far East /
Space CG — Eighth Army
57-61: USArmy Pacific CINC — U.S. Army Pacific
WYMAN,
Willard Gordon
Willard G. Wyman 21 Mar 1898 Augusta,
Kennebec Co.,
Maine
01 Mar 1956
(57)
01 Aug 1958
(60)
Retired 1918 (USMA) 20px CAC : 1920-19
20px CAV : 1920-48
29 Mar 1969 71 Washington, D.C. ANC 56-58: Army Ground Forces CG — U.S. Continental Army Command
SCHUYLER,
Cortland Van Rensselaer
Cortlandt V. R. Schuyler (GEN) 22 Dec 1900 Mount Arlington,
Morris Co.,
New Jersey
18 Mar 1956
(55)
01 Nov 1959
(58)
Retired 1922 (USMA) 20px CAC : 1922-49 04 Dec 1993 92 San Antonio,
Bexar Co.,
Texas
USMA 56-59: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe SSI C/S — Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
DECKER,
George Henry
George H. Decker (GEN2) 16 Feb 1902 Catskill,
Greene Co.,
New York
31 May 1956
(54)
30 Sep 1962
(60)
Retired 1924 (ROTC) 20px INF : 1924-53 06 Feb 1980 77 Washington, D.C. ANC 56-57: Blank2 DCINC — U.S. European Command
57-59: Eighth Army (United States) CINC — United Nations Command /
Space COM — U.S. Forces Korea /
Space CG — Eighth U.S. Army /
59-60: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
60-62: Blank2 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
HODES,
Henry Irving
Henry I. Hodes (GEN) 19 Mar 1899 Washington, D.C. 01 Jun 1956
(57)
01 Apr 1959
(60)
Retired 1920 (USMA) 20px INF : 1920
20px CAV : 1920-49
14 Feb 1962 62 San Antonio,
Bexar Co.,
Texas
FSHNC 56-59: US Army Europe CINC — U.S. Army Europe /
Space COM — Central Army Group
CLARKE,
Bruce Cooper
Bruce C. Clarke (GEN) 29 Apr 1901 Adams,
Jefferson Co.,
New York
01 Aug 1958
(57)
30 Apr 1962
(61)
Retired 1925 (USMA) 20px CE : 1925-51
20px AR : 1951-53
17 Mar 1988 86 unknown ANC 58-60: Army Ground Forces CG — U.S. Continental Army Command
60-62: US Army Europe CINC — U.S. Army Europe /
Space COM — Central Army Group
EDDLEMAN,
Clyde Davis
Clyde D. Eddleman 17 Jan 1902 Orange,
Orange Co.,
Texas
01 Apr 1959
(57)
31 Mar 1962
(60)
Retired 1924 (USMA) 20px INF : 1924-53 19 Aug 1992 90 unknown ANC 59-60: US Army Europe CINC — U.S. Army Europe /
Space COM — Central Army Group
60-62: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
MAGRUDER,
Carter Bowie
Carter B. Magruder (GEN) 03 Apr 1900 Greater London,
England,
United Kingdom
01 Jul 1959
(59)
30 Jun 1961
(61)
Retired 1923 (USMA) 20px INF : 1918
20px FA : 1923-50
14 Mar 1988 87 Washington, D.C. ANC 59-61: Eighth Army (United States) CINC — United Nations Command /
Space COM — U.S. Forces Korea /
Space CG — Eighth U.S. Army
PALMER,
Charles Day Jr.
Charles D. Palmer (GEN) 20 Feb 1902 Chicago,
Cook Co.,
Illinois
01 Oct 1959
(57)
28 Feb 1962
(60)
Retired 1924 (USMA) 20px FA : 1924-53 07 Jun 1999 97 Washington, D.C. ANC 59-62: Blank2 DCINC — U.S. European Command

General (1960 - 1969)Edit

Name Photo Born Time in Rank Army Info Died Position(s) served in rank
When Where Date of Rank Date Vacated Reason Basic Date Basic Branch When Where Resting
place
RUFFNER,
Clark Louis
Clark L. Ruffner (GEN) 12 Jan 1903 Buffalo,
Erie Co.,
New York

01 Mar 1960
(57)

31 Oct 1962
(59)
Retired 1924 (VMI) 20px CAV : 1924-48
26 Jul 1982
(79)
Unknown ANC 60-62: Blank2 U.S. Military Representative, NATO Military Committee
MOORE,
James Edward
James E. Moore (GEN - SHAPE) 29 Nov 1902 New Bedford,
Bristol Co.,
Massachusetts

21 Apr 1960
(57)

30 Jun 1963
(60)
Retired 1924 (USMA) 20px INF : 1924-53
28 Jan 1986
(83)
Unknown ANC 61-63: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe SSI C/S — Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
POWELL,
Herbert Butler
Herbert B. Powell (GEN - CONARC) 13 Jul 1903 Monmouth,
Polk Co.,
Oregon

01 Oct 1960
(57)

31 Jan 1963
(60)
Retired 1919-22 (enlist);
1926 (ROTC)
20px INF : 1926-56
03 Apr 1998
(94)
Williamsburg,
Virginia
ANC 60-63: Army Ground Forces CG — U.S. Continental Army Command
COLLINS,
James Francis
James F. Collins (GEN - USARPAC) 02 Sep 1905 New York City,
Bronx Co.,
New York

01 Apr 1961
(55)

29 Feb 1964
(58)
Retired 1927 (USMA) 20px FA : 1927-29
20px AC : 1929
20px FA : 1929-56

22 Jan 1989
(83)
McLean,
Fairfax Co.,
Virginia
ANC 61-64: USArmy Pacific CINC — U.S. Army Pacific
MELOY,
Guy Stanley Jr.
Guy S. Meloy, Jr. (GEN) 04 Sep 1903 Lanham,
Prince George's Co.,
Maryland

01 Jul 1961
(57)

31 Jul 1963
(59)
Retired 1927 (USMA) 20px INF : 1927-54
14 Dec 1964
(61)
San Antonio,
Bexar Co.,
Texas
ANC 61-63: Eighth Army (United States) CINC — United Nations Command /
Space COM — U.S. Forces Korea /
Space CG — Eighth U.S. Army
ADAMS,
Paul DeWitt
Paul D. Adams (GEN - STRICOM) 06 Oct 1906 Heflin,
Cleburne Co.,
Alabama

03 Oct 1961
(54)

01 Nov 1966
(60)
Retired 1928 (USMA) 20px INF : 1928-57
31 Oct 1987
(81)
Tampa,
Hillsborough Co.,
Florida
other 61-66: Blank2 CINC — U.S. Strike Command
HARKINS,
Paul Donal
Paul D. Harkins (GEN) 15 May 1904 Boston,
Suffolk Co.,
Massachusetts

02 Jan 1962
(57)

31 Jul 1964
(60)
Retired 1929 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1929-50
20px AR : 1950-55

21 Aug 1984
(80)
Dallas,
Dallas Co.,
Texas
USMA 62-64: Military Assistance Command, Vietnam COM — U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
WHEELER,
Earle Gilmore
Earle G. Wheeler (GEN) (1) 13 Jan 1908 Washington, D.C.
01 Mar 1962
(54)

02 Jul 1970
(62)
Retired 1932 (USMA) 20px INF : 1932-60
18 Dec 1975
(67)
Frederick Co.,
Maryland
ANC 62-62: Blank2 DCINC — U.S. European Command
62-64: Blank2 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
64-70: Blank2 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
HAMLETT,
Barksdale Jr.
Barksdale Hamlett, Jr. (GEN) 30 Dec 1908 Hopkinsville,
Christian Co.,
Kentucky

02 Apr 1962
(53)

04 Sep 1964
(55)
Retired 1930 (USMA) 20px FA : 1930-57
29 Aug 1979
(70)
Washington, D.C. USMA 62-64: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
FREEMAN,
Paul Lamar Jr.
Paul L. Freeman, Jr. (GEN) 29 Jun 1907 Philippines
01 May 1962
(54)

30 Jun 1967
(60)
Retired 1929 (USMA) 20px INF : 1929-57
17 Apr 1988
(80)
Monterey,
Monterey Co.,
California
ANC 62-65: US Army Europe CINC — U.S. Army Europe /
Space COM — Central Army Group
65-67: Army Ground Forces CG — U.S. Continental Army Command
WOOD,
Robert Jefferson
Robert J. Wood (GEN - DMA) 09 Jun 1905 Petersburg,
Virginia

01 Sep 1962
(57)

31 Aug 1965
(60)
Retired 1930 (USMA) 20px CAC : 1930-50
20px FA : 1950-57

08 Jul 1986
(81)
Washington, D.C. USMA 62-65: Blank2 Director of Military Assistance
WATERS,
John Knight
John K. Waters (GEN - USARPAC) 20 Dec 1906 Lutherville,
Baltimore Co.,
Maryland

28 Feb 1963
(56)

01 Aug 1966
(59)
Retired 1931 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1931-50
20px AR : 1950-57

09 Jan 1989
(82)
Washington, D.C. other 63-64: Army Ground Forces CG — U.S. Continental Army Command
64-66: USArmy Pacific CINC — U.S. Army Pacific
O'MEARA,
Andrew Pick
Andrew P. O'Meara (GEN) 23 Mar 1907 West Bend,
Washington Co.,
Wisconsin

06 Jun 1963
(56)

00 Jun 1967
(60)
Retired 1930 (USMA) 20px FA : 1926-30
20px AC : 1930-31
20px FA : 1931-57

30 Sep 2005
(98)
Arlington Co.,
Virginia
ANC 61-65: Blank2 CINC — U.S. Southern Command
65-67: US Army Europe CINC — U.S. Army Europe /
Space COM — Central Army Group
PARKER,
Theodore William
Theodore W. Parker (GEN - SHAPE) 31 Jan 1909 Minneapolis,
Hennepin Co.,
Minnesota

01 Jul 1963
(54)

1969
(59/60)
Retired 1930 (USMA) 20px FA : 1931-57
27 May 1994
(85)
Tucson,
Pima Co.,
Arizona
USMA 63-69: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe SSI C/S — Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
HOWZE,
Hamilton Hawkins
Hamilton H. Howze (GEN - UNC & USFK & EUSA) 21 Dec 1908 West Point,
Orange Co.,
New York

01 Aug 1963
(54)

30 Jun 1965
(56)
Retired 1930 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1930-50
20px AR : 1950-57

08 Dec 1998
(89)
Fort Worth,
Tarrant Co.,
Texas
USMA 63-65: Eighth Army (United States) CINC — United Nations Command /
Space COM — U.S. Forces Korea /
Space CG — Eighth U.S. Army
HARRIS,
Hugh Pate
Hugh P. Harris (GEN) 15 Jun 1909 Anderson,
Lauderdale Co.,
Alabama

01 Mar 1964
(54)

28 Feb 1965
(55)
Retired 1931 (USMA) 20px INF : 1931-59
03 Nov 1979
(70)
Washington, D.C. ANC 64-65: Army Ground Forces CG — U.S. Continental Army Command
BESSON,
Frank Schaffer Jr.
Frank S. Besson, Jr. (GEN) 30 May 1910 Detroit,
Wayne Co.,
Michigan

27 May 1964
(53)

1970
(59/60)
Retired 1932 (USMA) 20px CE : 1932-50
20px TC : 1950-58

15 Jul 1985
(75)
Washington, D.C. USMA 62-69: United States Army Materiel Command CG — U.S. Army Materiel Command
69-70: Blank2 Chairman, Joint Logistics Review Board
JOHNSON,
Harold Keith
Harold K. Johnson (GEN - Chief of Staff) 22 Feb 1912 Bowesmont,
Pembina Co.,
North Dakota

03 Jul 1964
(52)

02 Jul 1968
(56)
Retired 1933 (USMA) 20px INF : 1933-60
24 Sep 1983
(71)
Washington,D.C. ANC 64-68: Blank2 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
WESTMORELAND,
William Childs
William C. Westmoreland (GEN1) 26 Mar 1914 Saxon,
Spartanburg Co.,
South Carolina

01 Aug 1964
(50)

01 Jul 1972
(58)
Retired 1936 (USMA) 20px INF : 1936-63
18 Jul 2005
(91)
Charleston,
Charleston Co.,
South Carolina
USMA 64-68: Military Assistance Command, Vietnam COM — U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
68-72: Blank2 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
ABRAMS,
Creighton Williams Jr.
Creighton W. Abrams (GEN2) 15 Sep 1914 Springfield,
Hampden Co.,
Massachusetts

04 Sep 1964
(49)

04 Sep 1974
(59)
Died
in rank
1936 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1936-50
20px AR : 1950-63

04 Sep 1974
(59)
Washington, D.C. ANC 64-67: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
67-68: Military Assistance Command, Vietnam DCOM — U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
68-72: Military Assistance Command, Vietnam COM — U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
72-74: Blank2 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
PORTER,
Robert William Jr.
80px 29 Apr 1908 Alma,
Harlan Co.,
Nebraska

18 Mar 1965
(56)

00 Feb 1969
(60)
Retired 1930 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1930-50
20px AR : 1950-57

22 Apr 2000
(91)
Charlottesville,
Virginia
other 65-69: Blank2 CINC — U.S. Southern Command
BEACH,
Dwight Edward
Dwight E. Beach (GEN - USARPAC) 20 Jul 1908 Chelsea,
Washtenaw Co.,
Michigan

01 Jul 1965
(56)

01 Aug 1968
(60)
Retired 1932 (USMA) 20px FA : 1932-60
22 Jul 2000
(92)
Lima Township,
Washtenaw Co.,
Michigan
other 65-66: Eighth Army (United States) CINC — United Nations Command /
Space COM — U.S. Forces Korea /
Space CG — Eighth U.S. Army
66-68: USArmy Pacific CINC — U.S. Army Pacific
BONESTEEL,
Charles Hartwell III
Charles H. Bonesteel III (GEN - UNC & USFK & EUSA) 26 Sep 1909 New York City,
New York

01 Jul 1965
(55)

30 Sep 1969
(60)
Retired 1931 (USMA) 20px CE : 1931-57
20px INF : 1957-59

13 Oct 1977
(68)
Alexandria,
Virginia
ANC 66-69: Eighth Army (United States) CINC — United Nations Command /
Space COM — U.S. Forces Korea /
Space CG — Eighth U.S. Army
CONWAY,
Theodore John
Theodore J. Conway (GEN - STRICOM) 24 Jul 1909 Vallejo,
Solano Co.,
California

01 Nov 1966
(57)

00 Jul 1969
(59/60)
Retired 1933 (USMA) 20px INF : 1933-61
11 Sep 1990
(81)
St. Petersburg,
Pinellas Co.,
Florida
SFNC 66-69: Blank2 CINC — U.S. Strike Command
POLK,
James Hilliard
James H. Polk (GEN) 13 Dec 1911 Luzon,
Calabarzon,
Batangas,
Philippines

31 May 1967
(55)

01 Apr 1971
(59)
Retired 1933 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1933-50
20px AR : 1950-61

18 Feb 1992
(80)
El Paso,
El Paso Co.,
Texas
ANC 67-71: US Army Europe CINC — U.S. Army Europe & Seventh Army /
Space COM — Central Army Group
HAINES,
Ralph Edward Sr.
Ralph E. Haines, Jr. (GEN - USARPAC) 21 Aug 1913 Fort Mott,
Salem Co.,
New Jersey

01 Jun 1967
(53)

31 Jan 1973
(59)
Retired 1935 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1935-50
20px AR : 1950-62

23 Nov 2011
(98)
San Antonio,
Bexar Co.,
Texas
FSHNC 67-68: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
68-70: USArmy Pacific CINC — U.S. Army Pacific
70-73: Army Ground Forces CG — U.S. Continental Army Command
WOOLNOUGH,
James Karrick
James K. Woolnough (GEN - CONARC) 24 Oct 1910 Mindanao,
Philippines

01 Jul 1967
(56)

31 Oct 1970
(60)
Retired 1932 (USMA) 20px INF : 1932-60
30 May 1996
(85)
Washington, D.C. ANC 67-70: Army Ground Forces CG — U.S. Continental Army Command
GOODPASTER,
Andrew Jackson
Andrew J. Goodpaster (GEN - SHAPE2) 12 Feb 1915 Granite City,
Madison Co.,
Illinois

03 Jul 1968
(53)

00 Jun 1977
(62)
Retired 1939 (USMA) 20px CE : 1939-51
20px INF : 1951-??

16 May 2005
(90)
Washington, D.C. ANC 68-68: Military Assistance Command, Vietnam DCOM — U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
68-74: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe SSI Supreme Allied Commander Europe /
Space CINC — U.S. European Command
HARRELL,
Ben
15 Mar 1911 Medford,
Jackson Co.,
Oregon

04 Jul 1968
(57)

1971
(59/60)
Retired 1933 (USMA) 20px INF : 1933-60
26 Jul 1981
(70)
Monterey,
Monterey Co.,
California
68-71: Allied Land Forces South-Eastern Europe (badge) COM — Allied Land Forces South East Europe
SPIVY,
Berton Everett Jr.
22 Dec 1911 Muskogee,
Muskogee Co.,
Oklahoma

31 Jul 1968
(56)

00 Jul 1971
(59)
Retired 1934 (USMA) 20px FA : 1934-61
26 Nov 1997
(85)
Dallas,
Dallas Co.,
Texas
other 68-71: Blank2 U.S. Military Representative, NATO Military Committee
PALMER,
Bruce Jr.
Bruce Palmer, Jr. (GEN2) 13 Apr 1913 Austin,
Travis Co.,
Texas

01 Aug 1968
(55)

00 Sep 1974
(61)
Retired 1936 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1936-45
20px INF : 1945-

10 Oct 2000
(87)
Alexander,
Virginia
ANC 68-73: Blank2 Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
73-74: Blank2 CINC — U.S. Readiness Command
MATHER,
George Robinson
George R. Mather (GEN - SOUTHCOM) 02 Jun 1911 Watertown,
South Dakota

01 Mar 1969
(57)

00 Sep 1971
(60)
Retired 1932 (USMA) 20px CAV : 1932-50
20px AR : 1950-61

01 Jan 1993
(81)
Southern Pines,
North Carolina
USMA 69-71: Blank2 CINC — U.S. Southern Command
CHESAREK,
Ferdinand Joseph
Ferdinand J. Chesarek (GEN - AMC) 18 Feb 1914 Calumet,
Houghton Co.,
Michigan

10 Mar 1969
(55)

01 Nov 1970
(56)
Retired 1938 (USMA) 20px FA : 1938-??
20 Nov 1993
(79)
Nashville,
Davidson Co.,
Tennessee
ANC 69-70: United States Army Materiel Command CG — U.S. Army Materiel Command
ROSSON,
William Bradford
William B. Rosson (GEN - USARPAC) 25 Aug 1918 Des Moines,
Polk Co.,
Iowa

15 May 1969
(50)

00 Jul 1975
(56)
Retired 1940 (ROTC) 20px INF : 1940-??
12 Dec 2004
(86)
Salem,
Virginia
ANC 69-70: Military Assistance Command, Vietnam DCOM — U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
70-73: USArmy Pacific CINC — U.S. Army Pacific
73-75: Blank2 CINC — U.S. Southern Command
THROCKMORTON,
John Lathrop
John L. Throckmorton (GEN1) 28 Feb 1913 Kansas City,
Missouri

01 Aug 1969
(56)

01 Feb 1973
(59)
Retired 1935 (USMA) 20px INF : 1935-??
13 Feb 1986
(72)
Unknown ANC 69-72: Blank2 CINC — U.S. Strike Command
72-73: Blank2 CINC — U.S. Readiness Command
MICHAELIS,
John Hershey
John H. Michaelis (GEN - UNC & USFK & EUSA) 20 Aug 1912 San Francisco,
California

01 Oct 1969
(57)

31 Aug 1972
(60)
Retired 1936 (USMA) 20px INF : 1936-??
31 Oct 1985
(73)
Clayton,
Rabun Co.,
Georgia
ANC 69-72: Eighth Army (United States) CINC — United Nations Command /
Space COM — U.S. Forces Korea /
Space CG — Eighth U.S. Army
HERSHEY,
Lewis Blaine
Lewis B. Hershey (GEN) 12 Sep 1893 Steuben Co.,
Indiana

23 Dec 1969
(76)

10 Apr 1973
(79)
Re-retired 1913 (ARNG) 20px FA : 1913-20
20px INF : 1920-??

20 May 1977
(83)
Angola,
Steuben Co.,
Indiana
ANC 70-73: Blank2 Presidential Advisor on Manpower Mobilization

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