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Norman Schwarzkopf

Norman SchwarzkopfAKA Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.

Born: 22-Aug-1934
Birthplace: Trenton, NJ
Died: 27-Dec-2012
Location of death: Tampa, FL
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Leader in Persian Gulf War

Military service: US Army (1956-91)

Father: Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf (New Jersey state police)
Wife: Brenda Holsinger (m. 6-Jul-1968, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Cynthia
Daughter: Jessica
Son: Christian

    High School: International School of Geneva
    Military School: Valley Forge Military Academy
    University: BS Mechanical Engineering, US Military Academy, West Point (1956)
    University: MS Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California (1964)
    Military College: US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA
    Military College: Army Command and General Staff College (1969)
    Trustee: University of Richmond

    Commander-in-Chief, CENTCOM (23-Nov-1988 to 9-Aug-1991)
    NBC Consultant (1995-2005)
    Member of the Board of Home Shopping Network (1996)
    Member of the Board of IAC/InterActiveCorp (1996-)
    Member of the Board of Remington Arms
    Member of the Board of USA Network
    Academy of Achievement (1990)
    Ducks Unlimited Honorary Board of Trustees (2004)
    Friends of Cancer Research Honorary Advisory Board
    The Nature Conservancy
    Society of the Cincinnati Honorary Member
    Bronze Star three times
    Congressional Gold Medal
    Defense Distinguished Service Medal
    Kentucky Colonel
    Knight of the British Empire 1991 (honorary)
    Legion of Merit four times
    Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Purple Heart twice
    Silver Star three times
    Prostate Surgery
    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer

Author of books:
It Doesn't Take a Hero (1992, memoir)

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