Earle Wheeler

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Birthday
13, 1908
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Dec 18, 1975 (67)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1908
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Dec 18, 1975 (67)

About

Served as U.S. Army Chief of Staff from 1962 to 1964 and oversaw military action in Vietnam.

Before Fame

He was stationed in China in 1937 and 1938, just before the country's invasion by Japan.

Trivia

He urged President Lyndon B. Johnson to expand bombing operations over Vietnam.

Family Life

He married Frances Rogers Howell in 1932, following his graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Associated With

He oversaw Richard Nixon's Vietnamization program, which gradually relinquished control of South Vietnam to the local forces.