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George C. Marshall

George C. MarshallAKA George Catlett Marshall, Jr.

Born: 31-Dec-1880
Birthplace: Uniontown, PA
Died: 16-Oct-1959
Location of death: Washington, DC [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military, Government, Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Army Chief of Staff, 1939-45

Military service: US Army (1902-45)

Senator Joseph McCarthy savaged Marshall, claiming that his policies had "aided the Communist drive for world domination."


[1] Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital, Washington, DC.

Father: George Catlett Marshall (Democrat)
Mother: (Republican)
Brother: Sturt (b. 1875, dec. 1956)
Sister: Marie (b. 1876, dec. 1962)
Wife: Elizabeth Carter Coles (m. Feb-1902, d. 1927)
Wife: Katherine Boyce Tupper Brown (m. 1930)

    University: Virginia Military Institute (1901)

    US Secretary of Defense (1951-52)
    American Red Cross President (1949-50)
    US Secretary of State (1947-49)
    US Army Chief of Staff (1939-45)
    Alfalfa Club 1943
    Freemasonry
    Pilgrims Society
    Kappa Alpha Order 1901
    Time Person of the Year 1943
    Time Person of the Year 1947
    Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
    Silver Star
    Croix de Guerre
    French Legion of Honor
    Nobel Peace Prize Dec-1953
    Tonsillectomy
    Traveled to the USSR Yalta Conference (Feb-1945)


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