Herbert B. Powell

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Birthday
13, 1903
Birthplace
Monmouth, OR
Death Date
Apr 3, 1998 (94)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
13, 1903
Birthplace
Monmouth, OR
Death Date
Apr 3, 1998 (94)

About

Veteran of World War II and the Korean War who rose through the military ranks to lead the U.S. Continental Army Command.

Before Fame

He joined the National Guard at age nineteen.

Trivia

He led a World War II infantry division that fought in France. During the Korean War, he commanded an infantry regiment that reached the Chinese border.

Family Life

He was married to Beryl King Powell for more than sixty years.

Associated With

He and Alfred Gruenther both rose through the ranks to lead thousands of men in battle.