Frederick C. Weyand

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Birthday
15, 1916
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Feb 10, 2010 (93)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
15, 1916
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Feb 10, 2010 (93)

About

Final commander of American forces in Vietnam who was, ironically, among the first to believe the war was a lost cause.

Before Fame

He served as an intelligence chief in the China-Burma-India theater during the last years of World War II.

Trivia

His intelligence background enabled him to thwart a major North Vietnamese offensive.

Family Life

He had two daughters and a son with his wife, Mary.

Associated With

He reached the rank of U.S. Chief of Staff, a position that Martin Dempsey would take in 2011.