George Kenney

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Birthday
6, 1889
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Aug 9, 1977 (88)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1889
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Aug 9, 1977 (88)

About

United States Army Air Forces general who led American air operations in the South Pacific from 1942 to 1945.

Before Fame

He began his military career with the U.S. Signal Corps' Aviation section.

Trivia

He test-flew new airplane models and was involved in figuring out how to mount machine guns on aircraft.

Family Life

He grew up in Nova Scotia, Canada, and was the oldest of four children.

Associated With

He served under the command of Franklin D. Roosevelt in World War II.