Walter T. Kerwin Jr.

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Birthday
14, 1917
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jul 11, 2008 (91)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1917
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jul 11, 2008 (91)

About

U.S. Army four-star general who developed innovative artillery techniques during World War II.

Before Fame

He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1939 and was subsequently assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division.

Trivia

He developed the One Army concept and not only helped to integrate the National Guard and the Reserve into the core army, but also pushed to end the draft.

Family Life

He had a son and a daughter with his wife, Barbara.

Associated With

He served as Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. Peter Schoomaker, another four-star general, served as the Chief of Staff.