Marshall, George C., GA

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
General of the Army
Last Primary MOS
1010-Combat Signal Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Signal Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, Department of the Army (DA)
Service Years
1902 - 1946
General of the Army


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1880
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Date of Passing
Oct 16, 1959
 
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After his military career, he was appointed Secretary of State by President Harry S. Truman and held that office from January 21, 1947 until January 20, 1949.

On September 21, 1950, President Truman appointed him to be the Secretary of Defense. He held that position until September 12, 1951. Due to difficulties in the Korean War, he resigned his post as Secretary of Defense and retired from politics.

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He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1953 for the "Marshall Plan" which was the European Recovery Program  that he had proposed in 1947 after WW II.

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General George Catlett Marshall is interred in Arlington National Cemetery.
   
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   1927-1933, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA

Lieutenant Colonel
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- / 1927
To Month/Year
- / 1933
Unit
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA Unit Page
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
MOS
Not Specified
Location
Fort Benning
Country/State
Georgia
 
 
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 Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA Details

Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
Type
Training Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated
Parent Unit
Fort Benning, GA
Strength
School
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jul 31, 2008
   
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Other Memories
He was Assistant Commandant in charge of instruction.

   
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25 Members Also There at Same Time
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA

Griswold, Oscar Woolverton, LTG, (1910-1947) Colonel
Stilwell, Joseph Warren, GEN, (1904-1946) Colonel
Walker, Walton Harris, GEN, (1912-1950) Colonel
Baade, Paul William, MG, (1911-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Beebe, Lewis Charles, MG, (1916-1950) Major
Easley, Claudius Miller, BG, (1911-1945) Major
Hoge, William Morris, GEN, (1916-1955) Major
Patrick, Edwin Daviess, MG, (1917-1945) Major
Van Fleet, James Alward, GEN, (1911-1962) Major
Braun, Gustav Joseph, BG, (1917-1945) Captain
Decker, George Henry, GEN, (1924-1962) First Lieutenant
Collins, Edgar, MG, (1897-1932) IM 2500 Brigadier General
Lewis, Henry, BG, (1913-1949) AG 2200 Major
Bruce, Andrew, LTG, (1917-1954) IM 2520 Captain
Collier, William, BG, (1914-1954) IM 2520 Captain
Dahlquist, John, GEN, (1917-1956) IM 2520 Captain
Paul, Willard, LTG, (1916-1948) IM 2520 Captain
Holly, Joseph, BG, (1918-1951) IM 2520 First Lieutenant
Gavin, James Maurice, LTG, (1924-1958) IN 1542 Second Lieutenant
Hodges, Courtney Hicks, GEN, (1906-1949) Colonel
Hall, Charles, LTG, (1911-1948) Lieutenant Colonel
Brann, Donald, MG, (1917-1945) Major
Cook, Gilbert, MG, (1912-1948) Major
Evans, Vernon, MG, (1915-1953) Major
Hall, Charles, LTG, (1911-1948) Major
Smith, Truman, COL, (1916-1945) Major

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