Edwin Rawlings

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Birthday
11, 1904
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Dec 8, 1997 (93)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
11, 1904
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Dec 8, 1997 (93)

About

For his service before, after, and during World War II, this United States Air Force officer earned a Soldier's Medal, the Distinguished Service Medal, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. At the conclusion of the war, he led the Air Material Command at Ohio's Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Before Fame

After earning a bachelor's degree in economics from Hamline University, he began his career with the United States Air Force. He later returned to school and received a business degree from Harvard.

Trivia

Upon retiring from the Air Force, he served as President of the General Mills food products corporation.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Milroy, Minnesota, and he later settled in Auburn, Washington.

Associated With

He and Nathan Farragut Twining both served in the United States Air Force during the World War II years.