George Marshall

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George Marshall
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
Alma materVirginie Militar Institute
AwairdsAirmy Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Siller Starn
Nobel Peace Prize
Knicht Grand Cross o the Order o the Bath (Unitit Kinrick)
Militar service
Allegiance Unitit States o Americae
Service/brainch United States Airmy
Years o service1902–1959[3]
Rank General o the Airmy
Commands Chief o Staff o the Unitit States Airmy
Battles/warsPhilippine–American War

Warld War I

Warld War II
Cheenese Ceevil War

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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Marshall Papers Pentagon Office Selected Correspondence Box 69 Folder 18 George C. Marshall Foundation
  2. "George Catlett Marshall, General of the Army". Archived frae the original on 20 Mey 2017. Retrieved 6 Mey 2016.
  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.