Craig, Malin, GEN

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
General
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1941-1945, United States Department of War
Service Years
1898 - 1945

Cavalry

General



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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1875
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
St. Joseph
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jul 25, 1945
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
US Army Chief of Staff from Oct 2, 1935 - Aug 31, 1939. 

Recalled to active duty to serve as Chairman of the Secretary of War's Personnel Board from Sep 1941 until his death on July 25, 1945. 

Served as US Army Chief of Staff between two more famous Chiefs of Staff;  Douglas MacArthur (1935) and George C. Marshall (1939).

 
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. Army4th US Cavalry Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course1st Cavalry Regiment
Army War College (Staff)1st Cavalry Division United States Department of War41st Infantry Division
I Corps32nd Artillery Brigade (Air Defense)Panama Canal DepartmentFourth (4th) Army
Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1898-1899, Troop C, 6th Cavalry
  1899-1900, 4th US Cavalry
  1901-1903, 6th US Cavalry
  1903-1904, 6, US Army Cavalry School
  1904-1905, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1905-1909, 1st Cavalry Regiment
  1909-1911, 2520, Army War College (Staff)
  1912-1916, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
  1917-1917, United States Department of War
  1917-1918, 2010, 41st Infantry Division
  1918-1918, 2010, I Corps
  1918-1919, 32nd Artillery Brigade (Air Defense)
  1919-1920, 2520, Army War College (Staff)
  1921-1926, 2500, US Army Cavalry School
  1926-1927, 00G3, United States Department of War
  1927-1930, 00GC, Panama Canal Department
  1933-1935, 00GC, Fourth (4th) Army
  1935-1939, 2010, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1941-1945, United States Department of War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1894-1898, United States Military Academy
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