George Marshall

George Catlett Marshall, Jr. (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) wis an American statesman an soldier, famous for his leadership roles during Warld War II an the Cauld War.

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George Marshall
General George C. Marshall, official military photo, 1946.JPEG
50t Unitit States Secretar o State
In office
Januar 21, 1947 – Januar 20, 1949
PresesHarry S. Truman
Precedit biJames F. Byrnes
Succeedit biDean G. Acheson
3rd Unitit States Secretar o Defence
In office
September 21, 1950 – September 12, 1951
PresesHarry S. Truman
Precedit biLouis A. Johnson
Succeedit biRobert A. Lovett
15t Unitit States Airmy Chief o Staff
In office
September 1, 1939 – November 18, 1945
PresesFranklin D. Roosevelt
Harry S. Truman
Precedit biMalin Craig
Succeedit biDwight D. Eisenhower
Personal details
BornGeorge Catlett Marshall, Jr.
31 December 1880(1880-12-31)
Uniontown, Pennsylvanie
Dee'd16 October 1959(1959-10-16) (aged 78)
Washington, D.C.
Poleetical pairtyNonpartisan[1]
Spoose(s)Elizabeth Carter Coles Marshall
(m. 1902 – d. 1927)
Katherine Boyce Tupper Brown Marshall
(1882–1978)
Alma materVirginie Militar Institute
ProfessionSoldier
Statesman
ReligionEpiscopal[2]
AwairdsAirmy Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Siller Starn
Nobel Peace Prize
Knicht Grand Cross o the Order o the Bath (Unitit Kinrick)
Signatur
Militar service
Allegiance Unitit States o Americae
Service/branch Unitit States Airmy
Years o service1902–1959[3]
RankUS Army O11 shoulderboard rotated.svg General o the Airmy
CommandsFlag of the Chief of Staff of the United States Army.svg Chief o Staff o the Unitit States Airmy
Battles/warsPhilippine–American War

Warld War I

Warld War II
Cheenese Ceevil War

ReferencesEedit

  1. Marshall Papers Pentagon Office Selected Correspondence Box 69 Folder 18 George C. Marshall Foundation http://www.marshallfoundation.org
  2. George Catlett Marshall, General of the Army
  3. U.S. officers hauldin five-star rank never retire; thay draw full active duty pay for life.Spencer C. Tucker (2011). The Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History. ABC-CLIO. pp. 1685. ISBN 978-1-85109-961-0.