Hugh P. Harris

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Birthday
15, 1909
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Dec 3, 1979 (70)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1909
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Dec 3, 1979 (70)

About

Four-star general who commanded troops during the Korean War and also served during World War II as the 13th Airborne Division's Chief of Staff. His numerous military honors include the Legion of Merit and the Silver Star.

Before Fame

He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1931.

Trivia

After returning from Korea, he was appointed to the position of Deputy Chief of Staff for the Eighth United States Army.

Family Life

He grew up in Anderson, Alabama.

Associated With

He and Walton Walker were fellow U.S. Army generals.