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



Four Overseas Service Bars


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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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   1926-1927, 00G3, United States Department of War

Major General
From Month/Year
- / 1926
To Month/Year
- / 1927
Unit
United States Department of War Unit Page
Rank
Major General
MOS
00G3-Army General Officer (G3)
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
District Of Columbia
 
 
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 United States Department of War Details

United States Department of War
The War Department existed from 1789 until September 18, 1947, when it split into Department of the Army and Department of the Air Force and joined the Department of the Navy as part of the new joint National Military Establishment (NME), renamed the United States Department of Defense in 1949.
Type
Support Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated
Parent Unit
WWII Army Units
Strength
Department of the Army
Created/Owned By
SF Cooper, Mark E, MAJ 46
   

Last Updated: Aug 6, 2016
   
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Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), US Army

   
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28 Members Also There at Same Time
United States Department of War

Austin, Fred, MG, (1898-1930) USA 00GC Major General
Coe, Frank, MG, (1892-1926) USA 00GC Major General
Snow, William, MG, (1890-1927) USA 00G1 Major General
Booth, Ewing, MG, (1898-1934) QM 4200 Major General
Bridges, Charles, MG, (1898-1933) AG 2200 Brigadier General
Horton, Francis, MG, (1897-1943) QM 4010 Brigadier General
Ford, Stanley, LTG, (1898-1941) MI 9300 Colonel
Baer, Joseph, BG, (1900-1944) AG 2162 Lieutenant Colonel
Chaffee, Adna Romanza, MG, (1906-1941) AG 2162 Lieutenant Colonel
McCain, William, BG, (1902-1942) QM 1984 Lieutenant Colonel
Olmstead, Dawson, MG, (1906-1944) SC 0205 Lieutenant Colonel
Prosser, Walter, MG, (1905-1945) SC 0210 Lieutenant Colonel
Truesdell, Karl, MG, (1901-1946) FI 6302 Lieutenant Colonel
Wilson, Walter K, MG, (1902-1944) MI 9300 Lieutenant Colonel
Hoyle, Rene, MG, (1906-1945) AG 2162 Major
Gilbreath, Frederick, MG, (1911-1946) 2025 Major
MacNider, Hanford, MG, (1916-1951) IN Colonel
Nolan, Dennis, MG, (1896-1936) Major General
Wells, Briant, MG, (1894-1935) Major General
Simonds, George, MG, (1899-1938) Brigadier General
Van Voorhis, Daniel, LTG, (1898-1942) Colonel
Benedict, Jay, MG, (1898-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Green, Joseph, MG, (1906-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Ulio, James, MG, (1900-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Bonesteel, Charles H, MG, (1908-1947) Major
Chamberlin, Stephen, LTG, (1912-1951) Major
Danford, Robert, MG, (1904-1942) Major
Horkan, George, MG, (1915-1954) Major

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