Andrew Goodpaster

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Birthday
12, 1915
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
May 16, 2005 (90)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1915
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
May 16, 2005 (90)

About

Four-star general who commanded NATO forces in Europe and advised several U.S. presidents.

Before Fame

He received the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroism in World War II.

Trivia

He was the right-hand man of President Dwight Eisenhower and, as such, played an important backstage role in international negotiations.

Family Life

He had two daughters with his wife of sixty-five years, Dorothy Anderson Goodpaster.

Associated With

He participated as a representative of Eisenhower in talks with President Lyndon B. Johnson on the question of escalating military action in Vietnam.