Draper, William Henry, Jr., MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00G1-Army General Officer (G1)
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1947-1949, 00G1, Office of the Secretary of the Army
Service Years
1918 - 1949


Major General

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Draper, William Henry, Jr. (1st Under Secretary of the Army), MG USA(Ret).
Contact Info
Home Town
Harlem, New York
Last Address
Washington, DC

Date of Passing
Dec 26, 1974
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 11 Site 30-2

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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Last Known Activity
United States government official, investment banker, as head of American military government's economic division (1945-1946), formulated "Draper Plan" to revive German industry, directed occupation policies in Japan as undersecretary of the Army (1947-1949), served as United States Special Representative in Europe and as Permanent Representative to NATO Council (1952-1953), was vice-president of Dillon, Read and Company (1937-1953) and partner in Draper, Gaither and Anderson (1959-1967), consultant to UN Fund for Population Activities (1969-1974). 

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 Unit Assignments
U.S. ArmyHQ, US Army Reserve Command (USARC)77th Regional Readiness CommandSelective Service Commission
33rd Infantry DivisionBerlin CommandDepartment of the Army (DA)
  1918-1918, American Expeditionary Force
  1918-1936, HQ, US Army Reserve Command (USARC)
  1936-1940, 77th Regional Readiness Command
  1940-1941, Selective Service Commission
  1941-1945, 00G1, 33rd Infantry Division
  1945-1947, 00G1, HQ Berlin Command
  1947-1949, 00G1, Office of the Secretary of the Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1947 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
New York UniversityNew York University
  1912-1916, New York University
  1916-1918, New York University
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