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Louis H. Wilson, Jr.

Louis H. Wilson, Jr.AKA Louis Hugh Wilson, Jr.

Born: 11-Feb-1920
Birthplace: Brandon, MS
Died: 21-Jun-2005
Location of death: Homewood, AL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: 26th USMC Commandant, 1975-79

Military service: USMC (1941-79)

Wife: Jane Clark (until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Janet Louise Taylor

    University: BA, Millsaps College (1941)

    US Marine Corps Commandant (1975-79)
    US Defense Department Commanding General, FMF Pacific (1972-75)
    Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
    Army Commendation Medal
    Defense Distinguished Service Medal
    Legion of Merit
    Congressional Medal of Honor
    Navy Commendation Medal
    Purple Heart

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