George Marshall

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Birthday
31, 1880
Birthplace
Uniontown, PA
Death Date
Oct 16, 1959 (78)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1880
Birthplace
Uniontown, PA
Death Date
Oct 16, 1959 (78)

About

American World War II-era leader who served as Army Chief of Staff, Secretary of Defense, and Secretary of State.

Before Fame

He served as second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after graduating from the Virginia Military Institute.

Trivia

He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1953 for his Marshall Plan, which provided for the rebuilding of post-World War II Europe.

Family Life

He was distantly related to former Chief Justice, John Marshall.

Associated With

His war-time actions and post-war plans were highly praised by Winston Churchill.