Bruce C. Clarke

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Birthday
29, 1901
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 17, 1988 (86)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
29, 1901
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 17, 1988 (86)

About

Commander of the U.S. Army in Europe from 1960 to 1962 who also served in the Korean War and in World War II.

Before Fame

He dropped out of high school to enlist in the army and later resumed his studies at West Point and Cornell.

Trivia

His military decorations included the Army Distinguished Service Medal, the Silver Star, the Legion of Merit, and the Bronze Star.

Family Life

He had three sons and one daughter with his wife, Bessie.

Associated With

He and Robert Wood were both prominent, twentieth-century military generals.